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
Readers respond to ACP Internist coverage of issues surround the time spent with patients, ICD-10 coding changes, and physician burnout.
1 Mar 2015
This issue covers topics such as offering incentives to help patients change their lifestyles, treating depression and its extensive influence on overall health, and new modalities for treating allergies.
1 May 2016
Refusal can be frustrating for physicians, who likely see their medical advice as contributing toward healing and improving quality of life. But patients reserve the right to make informed decisions about their care, even if these decisions run counter to what's been recommended.
1 Feb 2014
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
From residency onward throughout a physician's career, becoming a diagnostician requires the ability to distinguish important clues or details from those that are not as pertinent to the situation at hand, a slowly developed skill that ultimately is recognized as an “expertise.”
1 Oct 2019
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is online and includes stories about ethics in hospital medicine, inpatient hypercalcemia, compassion fatigue and more.
22 May 2012
Ethical issues that can arise when a physician posts offensive or inappropriate content about a colleague are discussed.
7 Jul 2015
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
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 Jan 2022