Military, Ethics, and War

The timely and controversial theme of October’s theme issue is medicine, ethics, and war. Four of the physician writers in this issue have served or now serve their countries in national defense roles, and another teaches medical ethics at the U.S. uniformed services medical school. At some level, all October’s contributors engage one question: How can physicians fulfill their professional obligation to help all who need medical care—and may include our enemies—while serving the military in times of conflict?

Volume 9, Number 10: 661-734 Full Issue PDF