The American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics (ASLME) is a nonprofit educational & research organization devoted to critical thought in health law, medicine, and ethics. The ASLME aims to provide high-quality scholarship, debate, and critical thought for professionals at the intersection of law, medicine, and ethics.
The ASLME acts to:
a. protect public health;
b. reduce racial, ethnic, and economic health disparities;
d. promote patient safety and quality of care; and
e. facilitate dialogue on emerging biomedical science and research.
The ASLME examine big health questions with far-reaching social ramifications. For instance, genetic testing and research, medical record privacy, end-of-life decisions, and the dynamics of informed consent.