• Foundations of Dermatoethics
• Dermatology at the beginning and end of life
• Beyond the office visit: ethical obligations outside of the traditional dermatologist patient encounter
• Nontraditional interventions and drug dispensing
• Communication and the dermatologist-patient relationship
• Professional boundaries
• Dealing with difference
• Self-care and self –improvement
• Public health and advocacy
• Corporatization, consolidation, and conflict of interest in dermatology
• Honesty in advertising in dermatology
• Is there a moral obligation for dermatologists to accept health insurance?
• Distributive justice and drug dispensing and pricing
• Responsibilities of the trainee to the patient; disclosure, supervision, first-time procedures
• Faculty-resident-student and mentor-mentee relationships; healthy and unhealthy dynamics
• Ethics of residency and fellowship matches
• Ethical responsibilities of program directors
• Ethical responsibilities of department chairs
• Role of medical students in clinic
• Publication ethics
• Ethics of clinical trial design
• Respect for human subjects: Ethical obligations of investigators
• Clinical practice guidelines and conflicts of interest
• Role of industry in research funding; non-disclosure agreements
• Ethics for research consortiums
• Ethics of cutting edge trials for desperate patients.
This extensively updated textbook reviews the ethical issues faced within dermatology. Bringing together practical real-life case scenarios and scholarly analysis, it covers the foundations of bioethics, as well as ethical issues associated with the various roles dermatologists play, including clinician, professional, educator, business person, and scholar. New chapters on the ethics of dermatologic care during pandemics, non-traditional interventions, private equity in dermatology, self-care and improvement, skin cancer screening, maintenance of certification, the ethics of clinical trial design are also included.
Dermatoethics: Contemporary Ethics and Professionalism in Dermatology, 2nd Edition creates a dialogue around issues of ethics and professionalism within dermatology and is an essential text for both trainee and practicing dermatologists wishing to immerse themselves in the key questions in the discipline.
• Addresses topics covered in a format that will stimulate dialogue and reflection within a dermatologic teaching environment
• Contains instruction in ethical analysis relevant to clinical dermatologic practice
• Details specifics of ethics in research and clinical scenarios