Financial incentives for organ procurement. Ethical aspects of future contracts for cadaveric donors. Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, American Medical Association

Arch Intern Med. 1995 Mar 27;155(6):581-9. doi: 10.1001/archinte.155.6.581.


Resolution 6, introduced at the 1993 Annual Meeting by the Medical Schools Section and referred to the Board of Trustees, called on the American Medical Association to review various options to enhance the availability of transplantable organs. The Council responds with this report and with a companion report on mandated choice and presumed consent for organ donation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Altruism
  • American Medical Association
  • Cadaver*
  • Commodification
  • Contracts*
  • Ethics, Medical*
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Human Body
  • Humans
  • Motivation*
  • Personal Autonomy
  • Risk Assessment
  • Tissue Donors*
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement / economics*
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement / legislation & jurisprudence
  • United States