Get the new Code of Medical Ethics commemorative edition

The AMA ’sCode of Medical Ethics is regularly cited as the medical profession ' s authoritative voice in legal opinions and in scholarly journals. The updatedCodeis the culmination of an eight-year project to modernize ethical guidance  for relevance, clarity and consistency, and it represents the first comprehensive review of theCode in more than half a century. To mark this important chapter in the history of theCode, the AMA is offering a special commemorative edition. This collectible features: A black, bonded leather cover with silver embossing Full-color end sheets Decorative black-and-white headband Archival, acid-free paper The revisedCode is simpler to navigate and related opinions are easier to find so physicians can more readily apply it to their daily practice. It also features a new preface designed to clarify the different levels of ethical obligation in the various ethical opinions. TheCodewas adopted at the first AMA meeting in 1847. Much in medicine has changed since then, but this founding document —the first uniform code of ethics of its kind—is still the basis of an explicit social contract between physicians and their patients. It has a place in every medical library and practice office, and the commemorative edition makes a fitting gift for a graduating medical student. Visit theAMA Store for more information or to order online. AMA members receive a 20 percent discount on this product and others from the AMA Store. If you ’re not a ...
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