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.
What do health care organizations owe doctors battling COVID-19?
Physicians put safety at risk to provide pandemic care. The organizations where they work must step up too. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics clarifies the obligations.
Should noncompete provisions restrict physicians’ pandemic care?
The fine print in physicians’ contracts can create problems caring for patients in emergencies. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics offers principled advice.
AMA Code offers guide on COVID-19 crisis standards of care
Decisions about rationing life-saving treatment should not be made ad hoc. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics offers time-tested, principled advice.
Pandemic serves up new questions of medical right and wrong
Learn with the AMA’s top experts about the medical ethics issues emerging amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and how physicians can navigate them.
Protecting public health & vulnerable populations in a pandemic
AMA provides guidance on the responsibility physicians have to advocacy and protect vulnerable patients and populations during a pandemic.
Speaking out on issues adversely affecting patient safety in a pandemic
Physicians have an ethical obligation to address conditions that adversely affect quality patient care. View the AMA guidance about speaking out on issues that affect patients during a pandemic.
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