Between 17% and 95% of medical trainees report mistreatment and discrimination. Strategies can be enacted to combat it.
1 Apr 2017
A position paper noted that although there are arguments on both sides, the arguments against legalization of physician-assisted suicide “remain the most compelling.”
19 Sep 2017
Six core competencies in medical education have stood the test of time. Six more could help physicians understand what it means to be a competent internist.
1 Feb 2018
As America closes in on a vaccine for COVID-19, experts focus on which ones will work best, if at all, how to ramp up production, and how to fairly administer millions of doses.
1 Nov 2020
The case study examines if and under what conditions it may be ethically permissible to discuss deidentified information about a patient.
19 Jun 2018
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Feb 2021
The College's statement stresses that physicians have a responsibility to advocate for the health and well-being of patients and communities locally and globally and calls for a coordinated global vaccination effort to be ethical as well as practical.
22 Jun 2021
Commercial screening tests marketed directly to the consumer are not always indicated or ethical, according to a recent opinion piece.
28 Aug 2012
A task force of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has removed the current requirement limiting first-year residents to 16 hours on shift, and has proposed limiting the shift to 24 hours on-task plus 4 hours to manage transitions of care.
15 Nov 2016
New ethical guidance from the College offers advice on how to respond to physician suicide, while a recent study found that depressive symptoms became more common as medical students progressed through school.
8 Jun 2021