Physicians have duty to monitor their own competence
Everyone expects physicians to provide competent care. But competence is fluid, context-dependent and requires self-awareness on the part of doctors.
A medical resident’s guide to gifts from industry
Learn more from the AMA about the ethical and legal standards in this area, and how they apply to medical residents.
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.
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