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. Ethics 3 MIN READ Research Using Human Fetal Tissue The use of fetal tissue for research purposes raises a number of ethical considerations. 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. Ethics 2 MIN READ Code of Medical Ethics: Genetics & reproductive medicine Genetic testing can provide valuable information to support informed decision making about personal health care options as well as reproductive choices. Ethics 2 MIN READ Code of Medical Ethics: Consent, communication & decision making Help your patients make well-considered decisions about their care and treatment by reading up on medical ethics of consent.