No COVID-19 vaccination, no care? Why that’s the wrong path
Physicians generally are obligated to care for patients, no matter their vaccination status. Learn about guidance from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
Can physicians decline unvaccinated patients?
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics provides guidance for physicians on seeing patients who have not been vaccinated for COVID-19.
Prescribing medications responsibly in a pandemic
Read the guidance based on the AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinions for prescribing medications responsibly when the decision can be clinically and ethically challenging, such as during a pandemic.
One surge away: Key tips to prep now on crisis care standards
AMA joins National Academy of Medicine, other major stakeholders to push improvements based on the past year’s pandemic experiences.
Ambassador Program: Pandemic ethics & equity
Learn about ethics and equity during the pandemic and how the AMA promotes ethics for medicine and public health.
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.
A time to stand together
With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.