Introducing the Michael R. Redmond, MD Professionalism and Ethics Education Center (the Redmond Center), named in memory of Michael Redmond, MD, a lifelong advocate for professionalism and ethics in ophthalmology.
Learn more about Dr. Michael R. Redmond and the Dr. Allan & Claire Jensen Endowment.
Expert testimony plays an essential role in establishing medical negligence. The courts depend on experts to establish standards of care in questions, identify conformance with or breaches in those standards, and decide whether a breach caused injury.
The Academy's Code of Ethics applies to all Academy members and fellows and guides ophthalmologists so their actions are in the best interests of patients.
Part I: The Principles: Aspirational guidelinesPart II: The Rules: Mandatory, specific minimum standards
Part III: The Administrative Procedures: Committee structure, investigation, enforcement
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Check out the captured content of the International Ethics Symposium and the Jensen Lecture, featuring Gerald B. Hickson, MD as the inaugural Jensen Lecturer. Both sessions were presented on Monday, October 20, 2014.