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.
Montana vaccine law would put physicians in ethical bind
Find out how the AMA’s fighting a law that would bar physicians from knowing employees’ status for any vaccine, putting patients’ health at risk.
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.
Physicians & the health of the community: 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.
Ethics guidance during a pandemic: An overview
The AMA offers an overview of foundational guidance regarding medical ethics for health care professionals and institutions responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why doctors back state COVID-19 vaccine mandates for health care
Physicians strongly support New York’s new COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Learn more with the AMA.
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.