AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. September 2004, Volume 6, Number 9.

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September 2004 Contents

Medicine and Human Rights

From the Editor

Medicine and Human Rights
Audiey Kao
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Educating for Professionalism

Clinical Cases

Obtaining Asylum from Partner Abuse: the Physician's Role
Commentary by Karin Kalkstein, Nalaini Sriskandarajah and Sai Sriskandarajah
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Reproductive Rights
Commentary by Watson A. Bowes, Karen E. Adams and Martin T. Donohoe
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Caring for the Poor - What Can One Doctor Do?
Commentary by Jaro Kotalik
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Journal Discussion

Agents of a Rogue State? Physicians' Participation in State-Sponsored Torture
Meme Wang
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Medical Education

Integrating Human Rights into Medical Education
Kari Hannibal, Carola Eisenberg and H. Kristian Heggenhougen
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Clinical Pearl

Medical Evaluations of Asylum Seekers
Vincent Iacopino
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Law, Policy, and Society

Health Law

Medicating Death Row Inmates so They Qualify for Execution
Leah Eisenberg
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Policy Forum

Choice in Planning and Experiencing Childbirth
Lynn P. Freedman, Rana E. Barar and Ann Drobnick
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Medicine and Society

Physicians' Obligation to Speak out for Prisoners' Health
Daryl Matthews
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The Living Code

Physician-Scientists and Social Responsibility
Shane K. Green
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Op-Ed and Correspondence

Op-Ed

Torture and Human Rights
Timothy F. Murphy and Peter J. Johnson
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Framing Health Care as a Right: Is That the Best Way to Foster Reform?
Alan L. Wells
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History, Art, and Narrative

Medical Humanities

Physicians Speak out for Health and Human Rights at Great Cost
Holly G. Atkinson and Gina Coplon-Newfield
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Resources

Suggested Readings and Resources
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Test Questions
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About the Contributors
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