AMA Resources and Policies
Pandemic Influenza: A primer and resource guide for physicians and other health professionals
Compiled and published by the AMA as a reference on preparedness and response to an influenza pandemic.
What to do Before, During, and After an Emergency or Disaster - A Preparedness Toolkit for Office-based Health Care Practices
The Preparedness Toolkit gives health care professionals the tools they need to be ready for the unexpected
Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care
This book is intended to be a resource for anyone concerned about personal and community health.
Management of Public Health Emergencies - A Resource Guide for Physicians and Other Community Responder
To obtain a free copy of this resource guide on CD-ROM, please contact Jim Lyznicki, MS, MPH at (312) 464-4520.
AMA/APHA Linkages Leadership Summit - Improving health system preparedness for terrorism and mass casualty events
Council on Science and Public Health and Board of Trustees reports
Read the AMA's Council on Science and Public Health reports on terrorism.
Board of Trustees report (I-01)
Frequently asked questions
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) consensus statements
Visit the JAMA Web site for an extensive list of journal articles pertaining to biological agents and the diagnosis and treatment of each.
- Tularemia as a biological weapon June 6, 2001
- Botulinum toxin as a biological weapon Feb. 28, 2001
- Plague as a biological weapon May 3, 2000
- Anthrax as a biological weapon May 1, 2002
- Smallpox as a biological weapon June 9, 1999