Should All Medical Conferences Be Canceled Due to COVID-19?
Each day, more medical conferences are being canceled, postponed, or going virtual due to COVID-19. But despite the risks, some meetings are still proceeding as scheduled. Are you for or against canceling all in-person medical conferences due to COVID-19?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Employers Be Allowed to Implement Nicotine-Free Hiring Policies?
More employers are rejecting job applicants who smoke, citing higher healthcare costs. These policies may encourage smoking cessation, but some consider them discriminatory. Are you for or against employers implementing nicotine-free hiring policies?

Last Answered: 6 days ago

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Should More Physicians Adopt a Direct Care Model?
Direct primary care models facilitate personalized patient care without the hassle of insurance. However, patients may wind up spending more money on healthcare in the long run. Are you for or against the proliferation of direct primary care models?

Last Answered: 6 days ago

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Should Physicians Screen Children for Adverse Childhood Experiences?
Research has shown that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can increase risk for physical illness. California is now paying doctors to screen children for ACEs, but some think universal screening is premature. Are you for or against screening for ACEs?

Last Answered: 6 days ago

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Should Routine Use of Lead Aprons for X-Ray Shielding Be Discontinued?
New evidence supports discontinuing the use of lead aprons for x-ray shielding in routine practice. Some hospitals have changed their policies, but many individuals are reluctant to comply. Are you for or against discontinuing routine x-ray shielding?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Physicians Be Required to Cover Up Tattoos and Piercings at Work?
Today, tattoos and piercings are common among physicians. However, while views on body art are shifting, some studies show that visible body art may still make patients uncomfortable. Are you for or against requiring doctors to cover up body art at work?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Physcians Be Allowed to Refuse Patient Care Based on Moral Objections?
Doctors may be asked to perform a procedure or prescribe a drug that they morally object. Some feel they must help these patients regardless, but others prefer to refer them elsewhere. Are you for or against putting patient care before personal beliefs?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Inpatients Be Allowed to Choose Their Clinicians Based on Race or Gender?
Clinicians must put their biases aside at work, but some patients request providers based on race or gender, which could entangle hospital staff in discrimination. Are you for or against allowing inpatients to choose a provider based on personal biases?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Women Be Allowed to Eat During Labor?
Research has shown that women who are at low risk for an operative birth can safely eat and drink during labor, but US guidelines still restrict oral intake. Are you for or against relaxing the restrictions on oral intake in cases of uncomplicated labor?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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Should Hospitals Keep Older Patients in Bed to Prevent Falls?
To prevent falls, many hospitals require older patients to remain bedbound. While these measures may protect patients, bed rest has been shown to promote immobility. Are you for or against requiring older patients to stay in bed when hospitalized?

Last Answered: 2 weeks ago

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