Where to find ethical guidance in a pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has surfaced old and new ethical issues. A new resource aggregates relevant guidance from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
AMA announces new CPT® guidance during COVID-19 pandemic
Equipping a health care workforce to accurately code medical procedures streamlines communication across the health system
Doctors obliged to provide pandemic care. It wasn’t always that way.
Two physician experts explore doctors’ obligations during pandemics such as COVID-19.
Physician’s duty doesn’t shrink as health care organizations get bigger
Physicians are increasingly employed by large organizations. Find out how to navigate some features of organizational cultures and hierarches that can influence patient care.
In age of pandemics, how tough should vaccine mandates get?
Governments have various reasons for mandating vaccination. The AMA Journal of Ethics explores the preconditions and justifications.
AMA resources available to physicians to navigate COVID-19 pandemic
The AMA continues to forcefully advocate for PPE and critical policy and regulatory changes needed to address our public health and health system needs.
Face transplants: What role for lived experience in assessments?
Though a variety of tools exist to assess quality of life, patients’ lived experiences have not been well integrated into assessment practice.
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®.