AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. May 2016

This month in Journal of Ethics

Clinical Ethics Consultation

Ethics committees and consultations are essential features of health care. This issue reviews the historical development and current roles of these structures in health care organizations. Authors offer insights about ethical conflict and methods of consensus-building that can help clinicians, patients, and patients’ loved ones reveal and respond to sources of ethical complexity in practice.

Upcoming Issues

June Ethics and Mental Health

July Ethics of International Health Systems Development

August Ethical Issues in Pathology

September Ethics and Interprofessionalism in Medical Education

October Health Professionals with Disabilities

November Transgender Health and Medicine