Top ethicist makes the case for COVID-19 vaccine challenge trials
Arthur Caplan, PhD, says the enormous toll of COVID-19 justifies a different approach to vaccine development. He examines how to proceed with human challenge trials for a COVID-19 vaccine.
What role does humor play in health care?
Some see the humorous side of medicine, but for others there is nothing funny about illness and injury. Learn how humor can be used in health care.
Polling during a public health crisis: What doctors must know
An expert lays out what to look for to have confidence in polling data that can reveal disturbing divisions on key public health protections during the pandemic.
Art and medicine: Looking at the role of portraiture in health care
Portraiture can be used to motivate deeper and fuller understanding of the experiences of patients, physicians, caregivers, and others in health care. Find out more.
End-of-life care challenges during COVID-19: What doctors must know
COVID-19 often robs patients of the ability to express their wishes. Learn with the AMA how advance directives can ease some strain for everyone involved.
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.
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