The College notes that genetic testing should be guided by the best interests of the patient, scientific evidence, and ethical standards and that testing must be clinically indicated, among other positions.
2 Aug 2022
Advance care planning conversations should happen before critical illness or hospitalization occurs, and Medicare can reimburse physician time spent on them.
1 Sep 2022
“Financial Profit in Medicine: A Position Paper from the American College of Physicians” was recognized as one of the best articles written in peer-reviewed journals on pressing issues facing the medical profession in 2021.
5 Apr 2022
Dementia presents unique ethical challenges for physicians because it is a “disease of autonomy.”
1 May 2020
The case study examines how the current pandemic has demonstrated the need for ethical allocation of critical resources, such as ventilators.
1 Sep 2020
The candidate who is elected will begin his or her term as Chair-elect at the conclusion of Internal Medicine Meeting 2023 and will take office as Chair in April 2024.
1 Sep 2022
Social media influencers are common, but what's at stake if a physician attempts that role?
12 Jan 2021
The case study, which is eligible for CME and MOC points, looks at the application of foundational ethical and professional values and principles in assessing whether a colleague could be suicidal, and how to respond to suicides within the medical community.
2 Nov 2021
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022
ACP believes that normothermic regional perfusion with controlled donation after circulatory determination of death raises significant concerns and questions about the manner and determination of death.
13 Jul 2021