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. October 2016, Volume 18, Number 10

Ethics Poll

Health Professionals with Disabilities

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

Poll Question

When an elderly and esteemed surgeon needs assistance to safely complete his cases, how should his or her colleagues respond?

Find responses to this question in the October 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Content Question

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, what are medical schools’ responsibilities to students with disabilities?

For an analysis of these and other ethical considerations relevant to medical education and the Americans with Disabilities Act, see the October 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

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