The Code is a living document, updated periodically to address the changing conditions of medicine. This new edition, adopted in June 2016, is the culmination of an 8-year project to comprehensively review, update and reorganize guidance to ensure that the Code remains a timely, easy to use resource.
Health Information Privacy resources that are provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This site contains information about HIPAA for individuals and professionals, instructions for filing a HIPAA complaint, and more.
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Bioethics Commission) is an advisory panel of the nation’s leaders in medicine, science, ethics, religion, law, and engineering. The Bioethics Commission advises the President on bioethical issues arising from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology. The Bioethics Commission seeks to identify and promote policies and practices that ensure scientific research, health care delivery, and technological innovation are conducted in a socially and ethically responsible manner