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New ethics case study addresses medical professionalism on social media

A case study explores the ethical issues that arise when an internal medicine resident posts a picture of a patient's rash, history, and test results on Facebook under the caption, “What's the diagnosis?” The post doesn't contain any of the patient's personal information such as name or age.
9 Feb 2016

New ethics case study examines working with patients who secretly record office visits

A new ethics case study from ACP provides commentary on the ethical ramifications and on whether and how doctors should raise the matter with patients.
9 Jan 2018

ACP issues ethical guidance for individuals participating in volunteer medical trips

Physicians should advocate for sustainable, mutual benefit; a fair and equitable distribution of resources; and partnerships that respect the individuals and communities served and cultural differences, ACP states in a position paper.
27 Mar 2018

Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

Dementia presents unique ethical challenges for physicians because it is a “disease of autonomy.”
1 May 2020

16th annual Global Forum discusses threat of rising drug prices

At ACP's Global Forum in San Diego, attendees discussed how pharmaceutical pricing constitutes an overall health threat to patients.
1 Nov 2023

Recent articles look at COVID-19 risk by blood type, ethical lessons, prone positioning

People in Italy and Spain with type A blood had increased risk of severe COVID-19, and prone positioning increased oxygenation, studies found. The FDA changed its position on hydroxychloroquine and ACP reaffirmed its stance.
23 Jun 2020

Universal health care: Why not?

The College recommends universal coverage, independent of a person's health status, income, employment, or place of residence, with essential benefits, adequate access, and lower administrative costs.
1 Jun 2023

New ethics case study examines addressing a colleague's unprofessional behavior

The case study offers a hypothetical example of dealing with a colleague who openly exhibits unprofessional behavior and makes derogatory comments about a patient.
15 Aug 2017

New ACP ethics case study addresses social media professionalism

Ethical issues that can arise when a physician posts offensive or inappropriate content about a colleague are discussed.
7 Jul 2015

Earn CME credit and MOC points for Ethics and Professionalism Learning Module

Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities associated with ACP's Ethics Manual have been renewed through Jan. 3, 2018.
3 Feb 2015

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