Search Results Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Policy Forum Mar 2012 Rationing Livers: The Persistence of Geographic Inequity in Organ Allocation Bruce C. Vladeck, PhD, Sander Florman, MD, and Jonathan Cooper, JD Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(3):245-249. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.3.pfor2-1203. In the Literature May 2003 HIV Policy: Does Most Effective Equal Best? Susanna Smith Virtual Mentor. 2003;5(5):132-134. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2003.5.5.jdsc2-0305. Medicine and Society Feb 2020 How Should Low- and Middle-Income Countries Motivate Equity in Cancer Prevention and Control? Justin M. List, MD, MAR, MSc and Jeremy M. O’Connor, MD, MHS Government and public-private coalitions have important roles in cancer surveillance in LMICs. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(2):E147-155. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.147. Policy Forum Feb 2020 How Should Cervical Cancer Prevention Be Improved in LMICs? Weyinshet Gossa, MD, MPH and Michael D. Fetters, MD, MPH, MA Cervical cancer has become rare in high-income countries but is a leading cause of mortality among women in low- and middle-income countries. This inequity is an epidemiological tragedy. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(2):E126-134. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.126. In the Literature Nov 2006 Socioeconomic Determinants of Health: The Facts Are In Vanessa Yasmin Calderon Virtual Mentor. 2006;8(11):744-747. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2006.8.11.jdsc2-0611. Policy Forum Jul 2008 Social Determinants of HIV Risk in Women Claire Pomeroy, MD, MBA With heterosexual transmission the chief cause of global HIV spread, those without the power to select sexual partners, choose the timing of sexual encounters, or insist on safer sex practices are unable to protect themselves from infection. Virtual Mentor. 2008;10(7):457-464. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.7.pfor1-0807. Case and Commentary Aug 2017 Should Clinicians Medicate against Structural Violence? Potential Iatrogenic Risks and the Need for Social Interventions Lauren E. Hock, MD and Niranjan S. Karnik, MD, PhD Risks of off-label medication to treat aggression should be balanced with consequences of not responding to social factors. AMA J Ethics. 2017;19(8):753-761. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.8.ecas2-1708. Medicine and Society Mar 2010 Health Electives in Africa and the Duty to Care in the Age of HIV/AIDS Claire L. Wendland, MD, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(3):218-224. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.3.msoc1-1003. Case and Commentary Feb 2020 How Should Physicians in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Regard Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems to Facilitate Smoking Cessation? Thomas E. Novotny, MD, MPH, DSc (Hon) and May C. I. van Schalkwyk, MBBS, MPH Vaping has been thought to be a safe, effective smoking cessation aid, but little evidence supports its value in mitigating tobacco use. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(2):E82-92. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.82.