How health inequities outlive historical social injustices
A Harvard social epidemiologist argues that health care policy should account for the long-lasting impact of injustices on patients’ well-being.
How physicians can better care for Native American patients
Learn more about the ethical, social and cultural complexities of delivering care to Native patients living on sovereign tribal land and elsewhere in the U.S.
What kind of person should the physician be?
Crisis calls for revisiting medicine’s foundations. Learn from a pioneer of American bioethics about a virtue-based approach to conceiving the doctor’s identity.
COVID-19 vaccine mandates: What physicians should know
Learn whether vaccine mandates will pass legal muster and what measures could be taken, short of such mandates, to encourage immunization against SARS-CoV-2.
Undocumented immigrants detained during COVID-19: How to help
Thousands of undocumented immigrants held in U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement custody have tested positive for COVID-19. Learn with the AMA how to advocate for detainees.
Patient Support & Advocacy
COVID-19 misinformation: What physicians can do to stop it
Fibs about the pandemic are almost as transmissible as the disease itself. Learn with the AMA what to say in the exam room and online to slow their spread.
Why distributing a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine will be global challenge
Deciding which countries, and which workers, will get it first is fraught with tough decisions. Learn more with the AMA.
AMA Journal of Ethics® CME
Get help navigating ethical challenges you may face in your professional life. Browse a curated collection of CME articles and podcasts drawn from issues of the AMA Journal of Ethics®.