Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Policy Forum May 2007 The Principle of Double Effect and Proportionate Reason Nicholas J. Kockler, MS, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2007;9(5):369-374. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2007.9.5.pfor2-0705. Case and Commentary Feb 2012 Sex Selection for Nonhealth-Related Reasons Lusine Aghajanova, MD, PhD and Cecilia T. Valdes, MD Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(2):105-111. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.2.ccas3-1202. Case and Commentary Oct 2014 Sex Selection for Family Balancing Harry J. Lieman, MD and Andrzej K. Breborowicz, MD, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2014;16(10):797-802. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.10.ecas3-1410. In the Literature Mar 2013 Conscience, Values, and Justice in Savulescu Alvan A. Ikoku, MD Virtual Mentor. 2013;15(3):-. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.3.jdsc1-1303. Art of Medicine May 2013 Pain and the Paintbrush: The Life and Art of Frida Kahlo Fernando Antelo, MD In the iconic painting Broken Column, Kahlo represents her spine as a Greek column that is fractured and disintegrating. In this beautiful and tragic interpretation, the fractured column bespeaks Kahlo’s physical weakness and emotional instability. Virtual Mentor. 2013;15(5):460-465. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.5.imhl1-1305. Viewpoint Apr 2015 Making Ethical Progress without Ethical Theories Dien Ho, PhD AMA J Ethics. 2015;17(4):289-296. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.4.spec1-1504. 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. Policy Forum Mar 2018 Who Counts? What Counts? Place and the Limits of Perinatal Mortality Measures Claire Wendland, MD, PhD Perinatal mortality indicators like the maternal mortality ratio mask social determinants of health and undermine reproductive justice. AMA J Ethics. 2018;20(3):278-287. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2018.20.3.pfor2-1803.