Spanish translation of ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, now available

The Spanish translation of ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, is now available online.


The Spanish translation of ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, is now available online. ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, is the foundation of College ethics policy, addressing challenging real-world ethical dilemmas that confront physicians, patients and researchers.

The sixth edition of the manual, published in January 2012 in Annals of Internal Medicine, offers new or expanded sections, including treatment without interpersonal contact; confidentiality and electronic health records; therapeutic nondisclosure; genetic testing; health system catastrophes; boundaries and privacy; social media and online professionalism and more. A case method for medical ethics decision making is also included.

Opportunities to earn CME and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit are available with the English version of the manual. To view the text of the Spanish translation, visit the College website.