Search results for "Ethics"
ACP's Center for Ethics and Professionalism receives grant to advance professionalism
ACP's Center for Ethics and Professionalism has been awarded a grant from the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation for the advancement of professionalism among practicing physicians.
27 Sep 2011
New ACP position paper explores ethical guidance for electronic patient-physician communication
The paper offers recommendations for navigating e-communication, privacy and confidentiality, and practice considerations to try to align patient and physician expectations.
7 Jul 2020
Application deadline approaching for ‘Professionalism Challenge’ grants
The program will fund up to 4 projects of $25,000 over a 2-year period and will be led by practicing physicians who propose a solution to an obstacle that is keeping them from fulfilling professional commitments.
12 Jan 2016
New ACP ethics case study addresses institutional policies banning smokers from being hired
The case study explores the ethical issues that can arise when employers include documents in new employee packets confirming that the new hire does not smoke or use tobacco products.
15 Sep 2015
New ethics case study on wellness programs available
“Wellness Programs and Patient Goals of Care” is a new ACP ethics case study that is available online for CME credit. The case study explores the ethical issues that can arise as a result of wellness programs designed to increase personal responsibility for health.
13 Jan 2015
Influence, interactions, and ethical dilemmas
Advances in technology, genetics, and evolving financial reimbursement models continue to create new ethical conundrums or add layers or twists to age-old debates.
1 May 2019
New ethics case study examines resource allocation during a pandemic
The case study examines how the current pandemic has demonstrated the need for ethical allocation of critical resources, such as ventilators.
1 Sep 2020
New ethics case study addresses medical professionalism on social media
A case study explores the ethical issues that arise when an internal medicine resident posts a picture of a patient's rash, history, and test results on Facebook under the caption, “What's the diagnosis?” The post doesn't contain any of the patient's personal information such as name or age.
9 Feb 2016
Updated ACP case study examines ethical challenges of being a family caregiver and physician
Developed by ACP's Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee and the Center for Ethics and Professionalism, the case study is available on Medscape and a login is required.
10 Mar 2020
Earn CME credit and MOC points for Ethics and Professionalism Learning Module
Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities associated with ACP's Ethics Manual have been renewed through Jan. 3, 2018.
3 Feb 2015