Improving Patient Autonomy, Privacy, & Social Justice in Cardiology

Gregory M. Weiss, MD

This article is the fifth in a series from Practical Cardiology taking a deeper look at professionalism and ethics within cardiology after the release of a report from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics.

The fourth of 5 slideshows included in the series, advisory board member Dr. Gregory Weiss examines the work of each of the 5 task forces who took part in creating the report. In this slideshow, Weiss details the efforts of Task Force 4 , which sought to address patient autonomy, privacy, data access, and social justice in cardiology.

This report, "2020 American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics: A Consensus Conference Report," was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.