Ethics Committee

Membership in this committee is designated by Article IX, Section 2 of the ACHA Bylaws.

If you would like to learn more about this group or have a question related to this topic, contact the chairperson listed below.

Barbara Tyler, MD
Texas A&M University-College Station

Board Liaison
Krystalyn Martin
Emory University

Staff Liaison
Lisa Pitrone

Suggested Resources

The following are suggested reading materials from the Ethics Committee.  ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites or materials .

Institute for Global Ethics:

The Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, by Raymond S. Edge and John Randall Groves

Foundations of Ethical Practice, Research and Teaching in Psychology, by Karen Strohm Kitchener

Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 5th Edition, by Tom L. Beauchamp & James F. Childress

Gough, R. W. (1998). Character is destiny. Rocklin, CA: Prima.

Kidder, R. M. (2005). Moral courage. New York: HarperCollins Publishers

Corey, G., Corey M.S., and Callanan, P. (2007). Issues and ethics in the helping professions. Pacific grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Callanan, P. (2004). The cheating culture. New York: Harcourt Inc. Fadiman, A. (1998). The spirit catches you and you fall down: A Hmong child, her American doctors and the collision of two cultures.

Kidder, T. (2003). Mountains beyond mountains: The quest of Dr. Paul Farmer.

Mortenson, G. & Relin, D.O. (2006). Three cups of tea: One man's mission to promote peace one school at a time.