In this issue, the Society for Health and Human Values–Society for Bioethics Consultation Task Force summarizes its report on core competencies for health care ethics consultation. Although this report is an informative starting point for someone interested in learning about ethics consultation, it softens or avoids some points of disagreement. Four such issues are committees versus individual consultants, interdisciplinary competency, practical wisdom versus character, and financial support for ethics services.
Ann Intern Med. 2000;133(1):55-57. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-133-1-200007040-00010