Do physicians have a responsibility to be vaccinated?
Do physicians have a responsibility to be vaccinated? Guidance in the AMA Code of Medical Ethics indicates they do. Learn more.
Horrific COVID-19 surge demands readiness on crisis standards of care
AMA joins National Academy of Medicine to urge that political, health care officials get ready to quickly handle tragic shortages of care resources.
4 touchstones for end-of-life conversations during COVID-19
The pandemic has changed how physicians care for dying patients. Learn with the AMA what to talk about and when.
Medical ethics: Big questions arise when patient is “Mr. President”
In some ways, caring for the commander in chief is like caring for any patient. In other ways, it can be more challenging. An AMA ethicist charts the landscape.
COVID-19 & vaccine development: Medical ethics
The AMA is tracking the developments on the COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) outbreak, including vaccine developments. Explore topics on equitable vaccination allocation, vaccine trials and more.
Coronavirus vaccines: Who’s first in line for immunization
Learn where physicians fit in the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ plan to allocate the initial supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Are physicians obliged to get vaccinated against COVID-19?
The AMA House of Delegates adopts new policy outlining doctors’ ethical duties if there’s a safe, effective vaccine for a pandemic disease.
A time to stand together
With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.