AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. April 2008, Volume 10, Number 4.

Ethics Poll

Immigrants and Medical Care

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

Illegal immigrants should be eligible for the following government-subsidized medical interventions (check all that apply).
Which one of the following best expresses your belief about physicians who treat undocumented immigrants?
Which one of the following best expresses your belief about managing the communications gap between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking physicians?

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 our readers. The viewpoints expressed on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.