Physician-Assisted Suicide

ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM

Physician-Assisted Suicide

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports educational programming to improve physician awareness of their patients’ overwhelming need to be adequately and effectively relieved of the physical and psychological pain that can accompany terminal and incurable illness; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes physician-assisted suicide.

(Substitute Report PP-1992, adopted 11/8/92)
(reaffirmed, Report H-2002, adopted 11/17/02)
(revised, Report N-2008, Item 3-47, adopted 10/18/2008)
(reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2013, Item 7, adopted 10/26/2013)

 
 

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