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Education and Training Issues
Ethics Education

This article reviews approaches to ethics education at different levels of medical education: undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate.

Ethics and CAP Training: The "Hidden" Curriculum

  • Clinical Case 10, AACAP Annual Meeting 2011 (Link coming soon)
    Sondheimer

An Approach to Teaching Ethics in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

This article describes an approach to teaching the content and approaches to thinking about and managing ethical issues relevant to child and adolescent psychiatry using a case based seminar.

Breakout 1: Teaching for Success: Challenging and Opportunities of Teaching Professionalism in the Internet Era, Rewards and Challenges of Educating in the Internet Era

  • AACAP Annual Meeting, 2010 (Link coming soon)
    Stubbe, Education

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Fundraising
Ethical Philanthropy in Academic Psychiatry

This guideline discusses issues related to institutional practices related to gift-giving in academic psychiatry. Three case illustrations are provided and discussed.

Ethical dimensions of using individual case history studies in campaigning, fundraising and publicity work

  • Torture
    Sherlock K.; 2006; 16:3, 247-51

This guideline discusses issues related to institutional practices related to gift-giving in academic psychiatry. Three case illustrations are provided and discussed.

J. Ethics: an essential dimension of soliciting philanthropic gifts from donors

  • Am J Obstet Gynecol
    Chervenak FA, McCullough LB, Fraley M & Golding; 2010 Dec;203(6):540.e1-4

Using the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an example, this article presents guidelines for fundraising arguing that ethics is an essential component of the responsible solicitation of philanthropic support from donors.

Impaired Physicians
Reporting Ethical Violations.

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America (Link coming soon)
    Overstreet MM. 1995;4(4): 903-925.

This article reviews the process by which psychiatrists can be reported to the APA for ethical violations as well as describing the differences between legal and ethical difficulties, reasons that medicine has required reporting and the practical aspects of the process.

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Medical Practice and Documentation
Medical Records

The Psychiatric Medical Record, HIPAA, and the Use of Electronic Medical Records.

This article reviews and discusses the elements of the psychiatric record and issues related to confidentiality and the requirements mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Electronic medical records (EMR) are also discussed, specifically within outpatient practice of child and adolescent psychiatry.

Ethics of Medical Records and Professional Communications.

This article describes the use of written records, internal and external to communicate about patient care and the relevance of ethical principles such as honesty, autonomy, confidentiality and professionalism.

Electronic Communication
The ethics of e-mail communication in psychiatry.

  • Psychiatric Clinics of North America (NEEDS LINK)
    Kassaw K & Gabbard GO. 2002, 25: 665-674.

This article reviews and discusses the use of e-mail by physicians with patients and some of the ethical and clinical considerations that arise with the use of this type of technology and communication.

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Risk Management and Malpractice
Ethics and Risk Management in Administrative Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

After describing and defining basic concepts in ethics and risk management, the author discusses how these concepts and practice are applied to child and adolescent psychiatry.

Malpractice in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

This article reviews and discusses malpractice criteria and standards with an analysis of claims against child and adolescent psychiatrists. The characteristics and course of typical cases are described as well as types of claims.

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Organizational and Occupational Relationships/Roles
Organizations

An Ethical Framework for the Responsible Leadership of Accountable Care Organizations.

Using the ethical concepts of co-fiduciary responsibility in patient care and of preventive ethics, this article provides an ethical framework to guide physician and lay leaders of accountable care organizations.

Fundraising
Ethical Philanthropy in Academic Psychiatry.

This guideline discusses issues related to institutional practices related to gift-giving in academic psychiatry.

Ethics Committees
The Role of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist on Health Care Institutional Ethics Committees

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
    Sexson SB & Sexson WR; 2008; 17:1, 209-224.

This articles describes and discusses the contributions that child and adolescent psychiatrists can made when participating on institutional health care committees.

The Ethics Committees of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association: History, Process, Education, and Advocacy

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