Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror

2013Institute on Medicine as a Profession

The report is based on two years of review of records in the public domain by a 19-member task force. The report details how DoD and CIA policies institutionalized a variety of interventions by military and intelligence agency doctors and psychologists that breach ethical standards to promote well-being and avoid harm.

Key wordsdeath penalty / Social medicine / torture