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Ethical Responsibility to Treat

Physicians may not ethically refuse to treat a patient whose condition is within that physician's realm of competence solely because the patient is HIV seropositive. (Res 25, A-87; JC 2.18-87) (Reaffirmed A-23)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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