Top ethicist makes the case for COVID-19 vaccine challenge trials
Arthur Caplan, PhD, says the enormous toll of COVID-19 justifies a different approach to vaccine development. He examines how to proceed with human challenge trials for a COVID-19 vaccine.
End-of-life care challenges during COVID-19: What doctors must know
COVID-19 often robs patients of the ability to express their wishes. Learn with the AMA how advance directives can ease some strain for everyone involved.
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.
A time to stand together
With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.