McMaster University

McMaster University

CMA Code of Ethics

Principles of ethical behaviour for all clinical teachers, including those who may not be engaged directly in clinical practice:

  1. Consider first the well-being of the patient.
  2. Honour your profession and its traditions.
  3. Recognize your limitations and the special skills of others in the prevention and treatment of disease.
  4. Protect the patient's secrets (confidences).
  5. Teach and be taught.
  6. Remember that integrity and professional ability should be your best advertisement.
  7. Be responsible in setting a value on your services.
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