The Spanish translation of ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, is now available online.
14 Jan 2014
A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. Case study: How should a physician react when an elderly patient refuses life-saving treatment contrary to the wishes of her family?.
1 Jan 2008
The program will fund up to 4 projects of $25,000 over a 2-year period and will be led by practicing physicians who propose a solution to an obstacle that is keeping them from fulfilling professional commitments.
12 Jan 2016
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/01/balancing-ethics-risks-of-right-to-try.htm. Physicians have an obligation to ensure that patients are not harmed during the process of treatment. ... The proliferation of right-to-try legislation might create treatment challenges for doctors as well, said Tom Bledsoe, MD, FACP, chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee.
1 Jan 2018
The case study explores the ethical issues that can arise when employers include documents in new employee packets confirming that the new hire does not smoke or use tobacco products.
15 Sep 2015
The ACP Center for Ethics and Professionalism has posted a new case study, “Who Should Get What? Mammography and the Stewardship of Health Care Resources”, on Medscape.
3 Apr 2012
“Wellness Programs and Patient Goals of Care” is a new ACP ethics case study that is available online for CME credit. The case study explores the ethical issues that can arise as a result of wellness programs designed to increase personal responsibility for health.
13 Jan 2015
The case study examines how the current pandemic has demonstrated the need for ethical allocation of critical resources, such as ventilators.
1 Sep 2020
“Resident Duty Hours: To Hand Over or Gloss Over?” is a new ACP ethics case study that is available online for CME credit.
20 May 2014
ACP signed on to the Code for Interactions with Companies, released April 21 by the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS). The code guides medical societies in developing policies and procedures that safeguard the independence and transparency of their programs, policies and advocacy positions in relationships with industry.
4 May 2010