Ethics in Academic Medicine

  • Anne Drapkin Lyerly
Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 48)


Membership in academic medicine carries with it special challenges and responsibilities in such matters as patient-physician relations, physician conduct and practice, and conflict of interest. This chapter addresses a limited selection of ethical issues in academic medicine that particularly apply to women’s healthcare.


Ethics Bioethics Professional ethics Conflict of interest Innovative practice Gender schemas Conscience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social Medicine and Center for BioethicsUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA

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