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Re-Evaluating the American Medical Association's Code of Ethics

A talk with two individuals at the forefront of medical ethics: Robert Baker, Professor of Philosophy at Union College in Schenectady, New York who contends that medicine is in its biggest crisis in 150 years. (It was in 1847 that the AMA wrote it's code of ethics). And Medical Ethicist Art Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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Other segments from the episode on March 27, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 27, 1997: Interview with Eric Davis; Interview with Robert Baker and Arthur Caplan.

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