The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) provides support for doctors and other medical professionals with medical-ethical guidelines and handbooks. The SAMS uses position papers and statements to represent these professionals vis-à-vis politics and society with a clear stance on health-care issues. Use the menu in the top left-hand corner to access the various publications.

All publications are available to download, and most of them can also be ordered as hard copies in German or French. Please note that the medical-ethical guidelines are also available in English and in Italian.


Important notice: The SAMS General Secretariat is temporarily working from home. Therefore, orders for printed brochures cannot be processed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding.




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