Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Case and Commentary Aug 2010 Applying the Concept of Judicious Dissent in Matters of Conscience Patrick C. Beeman, MD Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(8):628-633. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.8.conl2-1008. Case and Commentary Aug 2010 Justice in Medicine: Conscience Must Not Undermine Patients’ Autonomy and Access to Care Carolyn W. April Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(8):622-627. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.8.conl1-1008. Health Law Aug 2010 The LGBT Community, Health Policy, and the Law Ryan Bailey Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(8):658-662. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.8.hlaw1-1008. Health Law Nov 2014 The Decriminalization of Sodomy in the United States Richard Weinmeyer, JD, MPhil Virtual Mentor. 2014;16(11):916-922. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.11.hlaw1-1411. State of the Art and Science Oct 2019 Should Clinicians Leave “Expanded” Carrier Screening Decisions to Patients? Amanda Fakih, MHSA and Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBE Testing everyone for everything identifies more fetal conditions, but confusion persists about whether clinicians should leave screening decisions to patients. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(10):E858-864. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.858. Medical Education Dec 2020 How Educators Can Help Prevent False Brain Death Diagnoses Farah Fourcand, MD and Diana M. Barratt, MD, MPH For many physicians, lack of understanding about brain death leads to confusion and muddles interactions with patients’ loved ones at the end of life. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1010-1018. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1010. Policy Forum Dec 2020 What Should We Do About the Mismatch Between Legal Criteria for Death and How Brain Death Is Diagnosed? Nathaniel M. Robbins, MD and James L. Bernat, MD Criteria in statutes and tests used to diagnose brain death don’t always jibe, and this can undermine public trust in death pronouncements. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1038-1046. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1038.