Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Health Law Mar 2020 Which Legal Approaches Help Limit Harms to Patients From Clinicians’ Conscience-Based Refusals? Rachel Kogan, JD, Katherine L. Kraschel, JD, and Claudia E. Haupt, PhD, JSD When a clinician refuses to do a procedure consistent with standard of care for a patient, legal resources can be helpful. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(3):E209-216. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.209. 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. History of Medicine Apr 2022 Why Restoring Birth as Ceremony Can Promote Health Equity Marinah V. Farrell Until the mid-20th century, birth in the United States for Latinx Indigenous peoples was an ancestral ceremony guided by midwives and traditional healers. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(4):E326-332. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.326. 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.