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In Reply: I agree with Dr Ahmadi that the issues
of neutrality and adherence to the Geneva Conventions must be discussed in
depth in the medical school curriculum. All of us need a better understanding
of human rights issues as we care for patients and families here in the United
States and throughout the world. We also need to be knowledgeable about the
different rules that apply in different roles and different situations of
conflict. Ahmadi's students are fortunate in their opportunity to discuss
the complex issues of human rights and neutrality. Such discussions are very
Cobey JC. Teaching Human Rights in the Medical Curriculum—Reply. JAMA. 1999;282(11):1034–1035. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-11-jac90008
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