COVID-19 behind bars: 5 ways to support correctional physicians
Learn with the AMA about how to help make U.S. prisons and jails safer for inmates, staff and surrounding communities.
Thinking twice about the rush to give CPR to COVID-19 patients
Reviving infected patients presents huge risks to health care workers. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics outlines who has do-not-resuscitate (DNR) authority.
SARS-CoV-2 vaccine trials underway: How to protect participants
The fundamentals of ethical research are steadfast, even for vaccine trials in a pandemic. Opinions from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics outline top-level concerns.
COVID-19: National Physician Town hall questions on health equity
Find answers to your pressing questions about health equity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What’s driving COVID-19 in prisons and jails—and how to fix it
It’s not just inmates who are at risk of acquiring SARS-CoV-2. Learn with the AMA about what’s afflicting correctional communities.
COVID-19 contact tracing, isolation are key: How to do them ethically
Ethical questions surround these crucial public health measures. Opinions from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics provide clarity.
Shared decision-making: What to say when patients express regret
Learn what should be communicated in shared decision-making, and how to respond when patients have second thoughts about a jointly made plan of care.
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