The speaker steps up
From awestruck medical student observer of the AMA House Delegates to service as its speaker, Bruce A. Scott, MD, has tirelessly worked for patients and physicians for more than three decades.
Patient Support & Advocacy
5 years of evidence shows how expanding Medicaid boosts health
Fourteen states refuse to expand Medicaid. Research shows they are doing their constituents a disservice in denying them the health benefits of expansion.
The pioneers of zero suicide take on a new frontier
A laser focus on gun safety in the home has helped Henry Ford Medical Group dramatically reduce suicide among its patients with depression. Now the group’s leaders are targeting the stalemate that has stifled evidence-based action on gun violence.
Transition to Practice
Physician contracting: Restrictive covenants, termination clauses
Learn from the AMA what you need to know about restrictive covenants and termination clauses in physician contracts.
Restoring trust in vaccines
For physician scientist and father of an adult daughter with autism, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, there’s no backing down as he sets his sights on putting vaccine misinformation in the past.
How to assess quality of life in reconstructive transplantation
Reconstructive transplantation is elective and conducted to improve patients’ quality of life. Yet ethical inquiry into quality of life is lacking. Find out more from the AMA.
Black patients less likely to get treatment for opioid-use disorder
Financial barriers widen racial inequities in access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder, creating a large disparity in prescriptions.
Membership Moves Medicine™
- Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
- Save hundreds on insurance
- Fight for physicians and patient rights
AMA member physicians get a 35% discount on own-specialty disability insurance premiums.Calculate Your Quote Now