Medical Ethics - Conscientious Objection Among Physicians


This activity fulfills the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) training standards for medical ethics requirement. The objectives include: define conscientious objection and articulate its growing significance in the landscape of medicine and health care; critically evaluate the AMA’s guidance on physician objections of conscience, as well as Michigan State Law, articulate particularly challenging contexts in which dilemmas involving conscientious objections are exacerbated; and analyze the ethical dimensions of different kinds of cases involving physician conscientious objection.

Earns: 1.0 CME credits

Speaker: Jason Adam Wasserman, PhD, does not have relevant financial relationships.
Planner: Caryl Markzon does not have relevant financial relationships.

Statement of Accreditation: The Michigan State Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Michigan State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jason Adam Wasserman, PhD Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine

60 minutes