Clinicians can promote community investment by helping to create the data and demand that will catalyze efforts to address the root causes of ill health.
A fourth-year medical student discusses the benefits (and challenges) of certifying medical students as interpreters, helping to build a workforce of well-trained, culturally competent physicians.
Even when refugees resettle in a safe environment, they often continue to face physical and emotional hardships and are at increased risk for mental disorders and other harm. According to a study published in the AMA Journal of Ethics, clinicians serving refugee patients need to pay special attention to the social determinants of health and…
Lack of transparency in disclosure of hospital religious affiliations and subsequent healthcare restrictions greatly inconveniences patients.
This commentary examines physician options for documenting immigration status considering ethical, legal, and historical circumstances when caring for stigmatized populations during changing political landscapes.
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics offers guidance on how physicians and healthcare systems can best support undocumented and lawfully present immigrants to promote the best possible care for all who need it.
Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technology should result in an overhaul of medical school curricula.
While artificial intelligence mimics tasks done by a human being, augmented intelligence is intended to help humans — like a dependable, highly intelligent associate.
Physicians must consider the challenges associated with using facial recognition technology in healthcare settings.
Reports have found that children in border detention centers were being unlawfully administered psychotropic medications.
There is an ongoing discussion in America about how undocumented immigrants both access and use health resources.
Many healthcare professionals will see immigrant patients whose lives are profoundly impacted by immigration policies.
The growth of AI use in healthcare has created a new list of ethical dilemmas for clinicians to address.
Supervised injection facilities may help reduce overdose fatalities, particularly if they provide overdose prevention, counseling, and treatment referral services.
Even though Watson has won Jeopardy twice, the computer’s answers should be treated with caution by healthcare professionals.
Should healthcare professionals be legally obligated to report undocumented immigrants to officials?
NASA is both an employer of and a primary care provider to current astronauts, raising potential issues about collecting genetic data for research.
Since the beginning of the last decade, 23 immigrants have died in detention centers because of poor medical care.
When treating a patient who is ill as a result of working in agriculture, there are some specific factors physicians should consider.
Many parents who devote their lives to caring for their children with complex health needs believe themselves to be experts on their child’s condition.