Informing Yourself About Consent presents case scenarios that highlight the importance of providing patients with information about a proposed treatment’s benefits, inherent material risks, and alternatives while conforming to patients’ unique needs and ability to consent (capacity); recognizing the duty of physicians and physicians-in-training to disclose to patients the extent of the medical learners’ role in any procedure and to obtain the patient’s consent; and developing a communication strategy that enables a provider to understand and address nonmedical issues that may restrict a patient’s ability to consent to indicated procedures.