Is concierge medicine ethical, or elitist? Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), perhaps the most prestigious hospital in the United States, has just announced that it is joining the concierge medical universe. ... Dr. Kirsch is a full time practicing
There are few ethical guidelines from medical societies about the use of smart drugs. ... So the question here would be, is this an appropriate care option for healthy people?” said Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD, director of ACP's Center for Ethics and
The Soviets broke up the elements of professionalism, so that physicians couldn't engage in the sort of things that we consider elemental—going to meetings, publishing, meeting with peers.
However, Carrie Horwitch, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, pointed out that accessing a patient's record when there is no longer a ... Much of what will be included in the guidelines will simply reinforce
Readers respond to Mindful Medicine, Ethics columns. Dr. Groopman's comments about cognition are valuable. ... Ronald L. Hirsch, FACP. Elgin, Ill. I was delighted to see the attention given to ethical issues in everyday practice, [ACP Internist, January
We want to respect the ethical principles of autonomy and do no harm. ... It blends in with ethical principles like autonomy, beneficence, justice, and do no harm.
who chairs ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee. ... American College of Physicians.Ethical Considerations for the Use of Patient Incentives to Promote Personal Responsibility for Health: West Virginia Medicaid and Beyond.
Sulmasy, Kilbride-Clinton professor of medicine and ethics in the department of medicine and divinity school at the University of Chicago. ... Fleming, who chairs ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee. Those beliefs often stem from the
This flies in the face of the American Medical Association's ethics policy, which prohibits placebo use without a patient's knowledge on the basis that it undermines trust and could ... See sidebar: “Are placebos ethical?”). “It's clear from the
Committee, 2010-2011; Vice-chair, Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, 2011-2013; Chair, Reference Committee, Board of Governors Spring Meeting, 2010; Executive Committee of the Board of Governors, 2011-2012; ... Chair, Ethics,