Code of Medical Ethics: Professional self-regulation
As practicing clinicians, educators, professional colleagues, businessmen and citizens, physicians should hold one another to high standards of conduct.
4 CME courses from the folks who wrote the book on medical ethics
The women and men behind the AMA Code of Medical Ethics bring you great educational activities to help you earn CME credit and answer challenging questions.
AMA to Supreme Court: Doctor participation in executions unethical
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics says physicians shouldn’t opine on which execution method would most reduce physical suffering.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
3 big ethical issues medical school doesn’t prepare you for
Find out more about three major ethical issues in health care on which new physicians believe they should have received more guidance.
#MeToo in med ed: 1 in 7 students subjected to sexist remarks
Medical trainees are in a particularly vulnerable position when it comes to sexual harassment. Stakeholders in medical education discuss ways to protect them.
Set clear rules to stop bad behavior that worsens morale
Inappropriate and disruptive behavior by physicians and other hospital staff isn’t just a teamwork issue. It can be a sign of burnout and a threat to patient safety and quality of care. Here’s what your organization can do.
Global physician ethics pledge gets biggest makeover in decades
Respect for patient autonomy and medical colleagues are among the new elements of what is being called “the physician’s pledge.”
When a colleague is impaired, how should physicians respond?
An education module offers insight into the ethics of physician impairment and wellness.
AMA letter to AJC on ethical conduct at AMA meetings
The following letter to the editor was submitted to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in response to a flawed article.