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.
Members Move Medicine: Honoring memory of physician father
AMA member Barbara Schneidman, MD, MPH, has made her mark in the regulatory environment for physicians.
Members Move Medicine: Fighting barriers as physician and attorney
AMA member Kimberly A. Chernoby, MD, JD, has studied medicine and law, making her well-qualified to fight unnecessary interference in patient care.
Members Move Medicine: A mentor to Native American med students
AMA member Siobhan M. Wescott, MD, is working tirelessly to raise the chronically low number of American-Indian students entering medical school.
Members Move Medicine: CMO works to help physicians excel
AMA member and chief medical officer Betty S. Chu, MD, reconnects to purpose by speaking with patients in her clinic, during hospital rounds or out in the community.
Understanding the opioid epidemic’s economic toll
Nearly 70,000 people died from drug-related overdose between January 2017 and January 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with about 48,000 related to opioids, the majority of which is due to heroin and illicit fenta
Members Move Medicine: Helping others, hearing their stories
AMA member and medical student Hank M. Spellman is already reaching patients through a nonprofit that raises awareness about public health issues.
How to refer a patient with opioid-use disorder to a specialist
Your patient has an opioid-use disorder. Here’s how to find evidence-based care.
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