ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND STATEMENTS
10-15-14 Statement on Professionalism
10-26-16 Statement on Physician Nonparticipation in Legally Authorized Executions
10-17-18 Ethical Guidelines for the Anesthesia Care of Patients with Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders or Other Directives that Limit Treatment
10-17-18 Guidelines for the Ethical Practice of Anesthesiology
10-25-17 Statement on Controlled Organ Donation after Circulatory Death
10-26-16 Pregnancy Testing Prior to Anesthesia and Surgery
Quality and Safety
10-28-15 Statement on Fatigue
10-15-14 Statement on Medication Supply and the Impact of Non-Medical Uses of Medications
10-16-13 Statement on the Ethical Considerations with Drug Shortages
FAQs on Informed Consent for Procedures (PDF)
The Cost of Professionalism
Roger A. Moore, M.D.
Professionalism in Anesthesiology Today
Norig Ellison, M.D., Past President
The Development of Anesthesiology as a Specialty and a Profession
Donald Caton, M.D.
Medical Professionalism: Is It Necessary or Too Arbitrary?
David B. Waisel, M.D., Committee on Ethics
Resources of Medical Organizations
Resources for International Bioethics
For more information, contact the ASA Committee on Ethics.