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Study of Pennsylvania commonwealth efforts to reverse opioid epidemic

AMA, Pennsylvania Medical Society and Manatt Health release analysis of progress made, recommend next steps for policymakers, insurers and physicians.

Matthew E. Lecuyer, MD, a pediatric emergency medicine fellow


Members Move Medicine: Impacting patients and policy

AMA member Matthew E. Lecuyer, MD, is a pediatric emergency medicine fellow making a difference at both the patient and policy levels.

Hunter M. Pattison, MD, an emergency medicine resident


Members Move Medicine: An advocate for local, national peers

AMA member Hunter Pattison, MD, is an emergency medicine resident who sees the impact of organized medicine at the local, national and specialty levels.

Colin H. Murphy, MD, anatomic and clinical pathologist


Members Move Medicine: Working to improve trauma care

AMA member Colin H. Murphy, MD, a transfusion medicine fellow seeking to improve care for bleeding and critically ill patients.

Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD


Members Move Medicine: Treating patients, shaping policy

AMA member and family physician Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD, sees policymaking an extension of Hippocratic Oath’s call to apply “all measures which are required.”

The White House


10 ways the new opioids law could help address the epidemic

The president signs into law a bill that expands access for opioid-use disorder treatment and prevention, and authorizes outpatient treatment alternative payment model.

Paul H. Wick, MD


Members Move Medicine: Improving the lives of uninsured patients

Even in his retirement, AMA member and psychiatrist Paul H. Wick, MD, works to improve the health and well-being of uninsured patients.

Portrait of Luis T. Sanchez, MD


Members Move Medicine: Treating patients, helping physicians

AMA member Luis T. Sanchez, MD, decided to choose a medical career after seeing a friend with cancer be well treated by his physicians.

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