Organizations to Contact
The editors have compiled the following list of organizations concerned with the issues debated in this book. The descriptions are derived from materials provided by the organizations. All have publications or information available for interested readers. The list was compiled on the date of publication of the present volume; the information provided here may change. Be aware that many organizations take several weeks or longer to respond to inquiries, so allow as much time as possible.
American Medical Association (AMA)
515 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 464-5000 website: http://www.ama-assn.org
The AMA is the largest professional association for medical doctors. It helps set standards for medical education and practices, and it is a powerful lobby in Washington for physicians’ interests. Its ethics division specializes in issues concerning medical ethics. The association publishes a number of medical journals, including the weekly publications American Medical News and JAMA.
Canadian Bioethics Society
Office of Medical Bioethics, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, CANADA
(403) 220-7990 • fax: (403) 283-8524
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • website: http://www.bioethics.ca
The society’s membership consists of physicians, nurses, health care administrators, lawyers, theologians, philosophers, and others concerned...
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