News with keyword: Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Posted on Thursday 16th June 2016 at 12:18am

The American Medical Association has passed a resolution to re-examine its opposed stance to assisted dying.

The American Medical Association just held its annual meeting in Chicago.

During the professional meeting, the Louisiana State Medical Society introduced a motion to reaffirm the American Medical Association's policy against assisted dying. The motion was lost.

Instead, a motion callling on further study to examine the possibility of adpoting a neutral position on assisted dying was passed. The American Medical Association's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs will investigate and report back at next year's annual meeting.

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