AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

CME Articles

To claim one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for the CME activity associated with this article, you must do the following: (1) read this article in its entirety, (2) answer at least 80 percent of the quiz questions correctly, and (3) complete an evaluation. The quiz, evaluation, and form for claiming AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are available through the AMA Education Center.

Review the CME courses listed below published in the AMA Journal of Ethics:


April Facial Disfigurement and Identity: A Review of the Literature and Implications for Facial Transplantation

March Structural Competency and Reproductive Health

February Roles of Graphic Pathographies in Clinical Training

February Representations of Patients’ Experiences of Autonomy in Graphic Medicine

January What If a Resident or Medical Student Is Raped? Hospitals’ and Academic Medical Centers’ Title IX Obligations

January Does Volk v DeMeerleer Conflict with the AMA Code of Medical Ethics on Breaching Patient Confidentiality to Protect Third Parties?

January Three Perspectives on Mental Health Told through StoryCorps’ “Liza Long and ‘Michael’”


November Social Media Channels in Health Care Research and Rising Ethical Issues

October Should Physicians Consider the Environmental Effects of Prescribing Antibiotics?

September Ethics Students Go to the Jail

September Compassionate Release Policy Reform: Physicians as Advocates for Human Dignity

September “Teach-to-Goal” to Better Assess Informed Consent Comprehension among Incarcerated Clinical Research Participants

June Avoiding Racial Essentialism in Medical Science Curricula

June Teaching Clinical Ethics at the Bedside: William Osler and the Essential Role of the Hospitalist

March How Medicine May Save the Life of US Immigration Policy: From Clinical and Educational Encounters to Ethical Public Policy


September The Limits of Informed Consent for an Overwhelmed Patient: Clinicians’ Role in Protecting Patients and Preventing Overwhelm