COVID-19: Read the latest from the AMA and CDC
A Wisconsin heath system has created a dedicated respiratory symptom clinic to improve care provided to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is how the new clinic helps.
Read the guidance based on the AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinions to find effective patient treatments and remember the differences between clinical research and patient care.
Physicians and other health care workers frequently go long hours between meals or breaks and often need to eat and drink at their desk or work area. There is a perception that the rules regarding where physicians and other health care workers can have food or beverages tend to be overly strict.
More than 84% of all office visits to primary care physicians involve medication therapy (CDC, 2016), refilling prescriptions for approximately 12 patients each day who were not otherwise counted as an office visit or condition-specific telephone call (Baron, 2010). When these activities are combined with additional administrative and regulatory burdens, primary care teams experience considerable strain and an increased workload (Arndt et al., 2017). It is imperative to identify practical solutions to these challenges.
Learn about the AMA’s influential role in setting standards for U.S. medical education, and what’s being done to redesign undergraduate and graduate training for the 21st century.
Residents can help identify and mitigate lapses that can harm patients. Learn more with the AMA on tips to improve safety processes.
After years of training, AMA members who matched with residency programs ponder how they will impact medicine in the next stage of their physician training.
Fourth-year medical students found out about the next stage of their careers on Friday, but celebrations were largely limited to digital gatherings.
Should vagaries of hospital ownership have bearing on physicians’ ability to speak confidentially with attorneys? Washington’s highest court considers the issue.
The codes ensure uniform language for medical services and procedures, physicians tell a federal court in a brief, and other uses erode patient trust.
You know all about JAMA, of course. Now check out these other great AMA member benefits designed to help physicians on their professional and personal journeys.
From career planning to loan refinancing, the AMA offers benefits that can help you flourish personally and professionally.
Make travel arrangements and reserve child care for the June 6-10, 2020 Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Download the meeting app or view documents such as the Speakers’ Letter, Meeting Information Memo and Schedule of Events for the 2020 Annual Meeting.
See how the Council on Long Range Planning & Development (CLRPD) studies long-term strategic issues related to AMA’s vision, goals and priorities.
The Council on Long Range Planning and Development (CLRPD) works on projects based on actions of the AMA House of Delegates or Board of Trustees.
Some of the current projects of the CLRPD include:
View the candidates for the International Medical Graduates Section (IMGS) elections.
Find the agenda, documents, meeting app and additional resources for the 2020 RFS Annual Meeting in Chicago.
In the news: FDA approves rapid COVID-19 test, COVID-19 pandemic accelerating, COVID-19 may become cyclical disease, U.S. has most confirmed cases of COVID-19.
As the COVID-19 global pandemic upends American life and strains U.S. health care, doctors are showing their heroism as never before. Take time to thank one today for their service.
Sign-up for a membership to the AMA and receive access to all the JAMA Network™ Journals.
Apr 20 - 22, 2020
Green Bay, WI
May 14 - 16, 2020
Jun 4 - 6, 2020
The biggest stories in medicine and public health delivered right to your inbox.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA®), JAMA Network Open™ and Specialty Journals offers access to the latest research, author interviews, apps, and CME for the medical community.
The AMA has resources to help accurately bill outpatient and office procedures and services with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes.
The road to residency made simple. Find your perfect residency or fellowship program match using FREIDA, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database® to search from more than 12,000 programs.
Top quality protection tailor-made for physicians with exclusive member discounts.
The bipartisan political action committee of the AMA exists to find and support Congressional candidates who will make physician and patient well-being a top priority.
Your center for personalized learning from sources you trust. Designed to support lifelong learning, licensure and certification needs.