Resident physicians: Is your social media habit a healthy one?
Like it or not, social media posts can provide insight into physician well-being. A doctor who has studied the topic among resident physicians offers tips.
The top 10 ethical issues medical students should be taught
Get key background from the AMA on the emerging medical ethics topics that medical students should be learning about in medical school.
Consent, communication & decision making: CEJA reports
Download PDFs of reports on this topic for the Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA) presented during the AMA interim and annual meetings.
The big ethical issues clinical genomics needs to solve
Clinical genomics is revolutionizing medicine. But the ethics around it aren’t yet settled. Learn more with the AMA.
Must physicians disclose personal health information to patients?
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics gives guidance to physicians on disclosing vaccination status.
Why the Supreme Court should take up Title X gag rule case
Conflicting appellate court rulings on cases involving the HHS physician gag rule require resolution by the Supreme Court, which should strike it down.
Reports of medical procedures done without consent must be investigated
Informed consent is fundamental. The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general must investigate alarming reports from women held by ICE.
When life support is withdrawn, commitment to care must not end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.