Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Case and Commentary Jun 2015 Physician Paternalism and Severe Disability: Strengthening Autonomy through Therapeutic Engagement Kristi L. Kirschner, MD My most important job is to help my patients (and their families) who are depressed, grieving, or angry following severe injury or illness to imagine possible narratives for the next chapter of life. AMA J Ethics. 2015;17(6):500-505. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.6.ecas1-1506. Case and Commentary May 2020 How Should the Recovery Process Be Shared Between Patients and Clinicians? Patrick S. Phelan, Mary C. Politi, PhD, and Christopher J. Dy, MD, MPH During immediate and long-term recovery periods, decisions must account for patients’ personal goals and possible clinical outcomes and should clarify what recovery means. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(5):E380-387. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.380.