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.
When life support is withdrawn, commitment to care must not end
Patients dying of COVID-19 need care like everyone else at the end of life. Opinions from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics help guide decision-making.
Prioritizing the rest of health care in a public health crisis
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics offers insight into what is ethically required to safely make a broader range of health care services available in a public health crisis.
A time to stand together
With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.