Ethics 1 MIN READ Abortion A physician may perform an abortion in accordance with good medical practice and under circumstances that do not violate the law. Ethics 2 MIN READ Mandatory Parental Consent to Abortion Physicians should ascertain the law in their state on parental involvement to ensure that their practices are consistent with their legal obligations. Press Releases Jun 29, 2020 · 1 MIN READ AMA statement on Supreme Court ruling in Louisiana abortion case Today’s decision is a victory for patients and a strike against government interference in the patient-physician relationship. Ethics 3 MIN READ Research Using Human Fetal Tissue The use of fetal tissue for research purposes raises a number of ethical considerations. Press Releases Jun 27, 2016 · 1 MIN READ High court protects patients from unjustified government intrusion The AMA applauds the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt ruling, which protects patients from unjustified government intrusion in medicine. Press Releases Jun 24, 2022 · 2 MIN READ Ruling an egregious allowance of government intrusion into medicine AMA deeply disturbed by Supreme Court’s decision to overturn nearly a half century of precedent protecting patients’ right to critical reproductive health care. Press Releases Sep 8, 2022 · 5 MIN READ Statement on state laws impacting patient access to necessary medicine The AMA, APhA, ASHP and NCPA are concerned about state laws that limit patient access to medically necessary medications and impede physicians and pharmacists. Ethics 2 MIN READ Genetic Testing for Reproductive Decision Making Physicians may ethically provide genetic testing to inform reproductive decision making when the patient requests. Press Releases May 5, 2022 · 2 MIN READ AMA statement on draft Supreme Court opinion The AMA is concerned by the contents and implications of draft Supreme Court opinion for Dobbs vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization case that became public. Public Health May 27, 2022 · 9 MIN READ What doctors wish patients knew about living with migraines Migraines can cause debilitating pain. But, confusingly, other patients may only experience visual disturbances. A neurologist clears things up. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.