Activity ID



November 30, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

The policies in place within an institution are crucial to shaping a practice environment, and physicians have the opportunity to improve such policies. As part of the Leadership for Ethical Practice series, this Code of Medical Ethics module demonstrates how institutional policies can improve patient care, foster transparent decision-making, and support staff well-being. Learn to navigate difficult ethical decisions as they relate to policies within the practice environment using case scenarios.


1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

1. Describe how institutional policies shape the practice environment
2. Identify key areas of policies important to an ethical practice environment
3. Recognize how a physician might play a leading role in creating an ethical practice environment
4. Identify opportunities to improve the policies in your own practice environment




Medical Knowledge, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit



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