Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent AMA Code Says Mar 2012 AMA Code of Medical Ethics’ Opinions on Organ Transplantation AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(3):204-214. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.3.coet1-1203. Case and Commentary May 2005 End of Life and Sanctity of Life, Commentary 3 Lerwut Wongsarnpigoon, MD Virtual Mentor. 2005;7(5):342-351. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.5.ccas2-0505. Medicine and Society Mar 2020 How Should We Judge Whether and When Mission Statements Are Ethically Deployed? Kellie E. Schueler and Debra B. Stulberg, MD Mission statements offer limited benefit when patients do not have meaningful choices about where to seek care and can be misused. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(3):E239-247. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.239. Case and Commentary Jul 2022 Is a Video Worth a Thousand Words? Laura Kolbe, MD, MPhil, Ryan H. Nelson, PhD, Joelle Robertson-Preidler, PhD, Olivia Schuman, PhD, and Inmaculada de Melo-Martín, PhD, MS When clinicians engage surrogates in video calls showing the patient’s body, several competing ethical questions must be considered. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(7):E549-555. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.549. Case and Commentary Oct 2009 The Patient Who Says He Is Ready to Die Margaret Tarpley, MLS and John Tarpley, MD Virtual Mentor. 2009;11(10):761-765. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2009.11.10.ccas3-0910. Case and Commentary Oct 2021 Holding Curative and Palliative Intentions Antoinette Esce, MD and Susan McCammon, MD, MFA Differentiating between best palliative care options and the curative and palliative potential of surgery is key to developing dual intentional clarity. AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(10):E766-771. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2021.766. Case and Commentary Dec 2020 What Should We Do When Families Refuse Testing for Brain Death? Robert D. Truog, MD, MA, Wynne Morrison, MD, MBE, and Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD Two commentaries respond to a case about apnea testing to confirm death by neurologic criteria. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E986-994. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.986.