Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Viewpoint Jan 2004 Activism? Yes! The AMA? Maybe Not Howard Brody, MD, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2004;6(1):48-49. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2004.6.1.oped1-0401. Case and Commentary May 2008 Securing Diagnostic Services within System Constraints Bruce Patsner, MD, JD Virtual Mentor. 2008;10(5):278-281. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.5.ccas3-0805. Case and Commentary Jan 2022 Should Dentists Treat Despite Medical Contraindications? Bernard Friedland, BChD, MSc, JD Some patients who need general medical care before a dental intervention can suffer increased risk for poor outcomes if they have compromised access to care. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(1):E6-12. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.6. Medicine and Society May 2005 A Faith-Based Clinic in Chicago Meme Wang, MPH Virtual Mentor. 2005;7(5):382-386. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.5.msoc1-0505. Policy Forum Jan 2023 Why VIP Services Are Ethically Indefensible in Health Care Denisse Rojas Marquez, MD, MPP and Hazel Lever, MD, MPH “Very important persons” care contributes to multitiered, racially segregated health service delivery streams that influence clinicians’ conceptions of what patients deserve from them. AMA J Ethics. 2023;25(1):E66-71. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2023.66. 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.