A medical student who is a person of color feels uncomfortable examining an emergency department patient with a white supremacy tattoo. How should the attending physician respond?
Should clinicians honor patients’ requests for clinicians who share their religious beliefs?
Our editorial mission is to help medical students, physicians, and all health care professionals make sound ethical decisions in service to patients and society. Founded in 1999, the AMA Journal of Ethics explores ethical questions and challenges that students and clinicians confront in their educational and practice careers.