Art Institute of Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Collaborations

The AMA Journal of Ethics partners with Art Institute of Chicago experts to feature innovative content at the intersection of art, ethics, and health care. This collaboration and the journal's internship program for students of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago further the journal's health professions educational mission by illuminating art's capacity to deepen ethical inquiry into clinical practice, public health, and health equity. 

Image: Water Lilies, 1906, by Claude Monet. Mr and Mrs Martin A. Ryerson Collection, Art Institute of Chicago. This information, which is available on the object page for each work, is also made available under Creative Commons Zero.


Oct 2021 - Which Priorities Should Guide Palliative Surgical Research?

Sep 2021 - Is the FDA Failing Women?

Aug 2021 - How Does Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Inform Health Care Decisions?

Jul 2021 - Three Things to Learn and Do in Practice with Patients With Disabilities

Jun 2021 - Drowning Outside the Insurance Pool

May 2021 - How to Counter Fake Health Information

Jan 2021 - What Art Museums Can Teach Today’s Clinicians About How to Orient Themselves to Their Professions’ Roles in the Holocaust

Oct 2020 - Indigenous Apocalypse and Transgenerational Trauma

Sep 2020 - What the Activism and Art of Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Gregg Bordowitz Teach Us About Health and Human Rights

Aug 2020 - What Artists and Museum Educators Can Teach Us About Combatting the Opioid Epidemic

Jul 2020 - Should We Be Laughing More in Art Museums and Hospitals?

May 2020 - Salvation in a Time of Plague

Aug 2020 - Sanctuary Health Care

Nov 2020 - Risk Management Ethics

Nov 2020 - How Should Risk Managers Respond to Cases for Which No Risk Profile Exists?

Dec 2020 - What Should We Do About the Mismatch Between Legal Criteria for Death and How Brain Death Is Diagnosed?

Dec 2020 - Inconsistency in Brain Death Determination Should Not Be Tolerated

Dec 2019 - What Does Multiple Production of Artworks Teach Us About Authenticity and Germline Editing?

May 2019 - Sustaining the Lives of Art Objects

Feb 2019 - What Do Warhol, Pollock, and Murakami Teach Us About AI in Health Care?