AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. March 2007, Volume 9, Number 03

Ethics Poll

Media Sources of Medical Knowledge

The Ethics Poll is a snapshot of the opinions of interested readers.

Which of the following sources supplies most of your information about health?
Which of the following most accurately describes the effect that televised medical dramas of today have on the public's perception of doctors and medicine?
Should the media devote more time and space to public health information?
Poll results reflect the opinions of visitors to the site who voluntarily answer the poll questions. Those visitors do not represent a random sample of Virtual Mentor readers. The viewpoints expressed on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.