• ‘How do we support each other?': A physician and ethicist on the difficult decisions doctors now face in abortion care

    19 days ago - By STAT

    As new abortion bans are enacted around the country, physicians working with pregnant patients are facing potential ethical and legal dilemmas. Even if a law allows for an exception when the life of the mother is at risk, there are no clear answers for doctors trying to decide if and when they can act.
    Matthew Wynia is a physician who has spent decades focused on medical ethics, including roles at the helm of the ​​Ethics Institute at the American Medical Association and the Ethics Forum of the American Public Health Association.
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