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.
Patient Support & Advocacy
You suspect a patient is being abused. What should you do?
Nearly 90% of human-trafficking victims have contact with a health professional while being trafficked. Learn to better identify and help these patients.
5 ways physicians can identify, help human trafficking victims
The pandemic may be exacerbating the isolation and despair of patients victimized by traffickers. Learn why doctors in a prime position to help.
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.
Physician Competence, Self-Assessment and Self-Awareness
Ethical responsibility competence requires physicians to understand that in the care of actual patients, competence is fluid and dependent on context.
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.
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