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AMA Code of Medical Ethics

The AMA Code of Medical Ethics guides physicians to meet the ethical challenges of medical practice.
The Principles of Medical Ethics and the Opinions of the AMA Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs make up the AMA Code of Medical Ethics. View the Concordance to compare Opinions issued prior to June 2016 to the modernized Opinions. Physicians face ethical dilemmas that point to the importance of having a code for the medical profession.
Access CME courses about medical ethics in the AMA Education Center to advance your knowledge about meeting ethical standards in your relationships with patients, other health professionals and in your practice.