There is an ethical concern in a way because obviously there is a profit motive,” said Michael Cohen, president of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. ... Gail J. Povar, FACP, a Bethesda, Md. internist who was the lead
Recommendations were based on reviewed literature and input from ACP's Board of Regents; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee; and Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee.
of Governors, 2013-2017; Credentials Committee, 2015-2019; Ethics, Professionalism & Human Rights Committee, 2016-2017; Health & Public Policy Committee, 2018-present; Volunteerism Committee, 2018-present.
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
Professionalism, humanitarian efforts, collegiality and a true sense of community were demonstrated by and for the members of the New York Chapter.
To be fair, patient encounters are not always this positive, and in many situations we must extend added measures of professionalism and patience.
Dr. Smith, a frequent speaker on generational differences. Boomers define professionalism as total dedication to one's job, and often measure that dedication by number of hours worked. ... Physicians should move toward defining professionalism not by
Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care. I have sued Medco for time spent filling out Prior Authorization forms, and won [ACP InternistWeekly, March 18, 2008]. ... And what physician has the time or inclination to engage
to speak for themselves about health care decisions, said Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD, director of ACP's Center For Ethics and Professionalism.
ACP position paper explores ethical guidance for electronic patient-physician communication. The paper was developed by the ACP Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee and offers recommendations for navigating e-communication,