Missouri voters take a step to improve the health of people in their state by approving a state constitution amendment to expand Medicaid eligibility.
With the change in mask wearing recommendations, patients might be confused. Here is how physicians can respond to some of those patient questions.
Telehealth is essential for older adults with multiple chronic conditions and higher risk for COVID-19. But millions are unable or unready to connect.
CMS plans to move ahead with big shift on E/M office-visit services. Make sure you’re ready with AMA’s extensive resource library.
Learn how medical educators can teach tomorrow’s physicians to bring systems thinking into the exam room and the community to address systemic racism.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an additional toll on those underrepresented in medicine. The AMA is offering guidance on how institutions can address the added burden.
The 2021 residency application cycle presents students with unique challenges. Social media platforms may offer some solutions when it comes to research.
The factors that determine whether students will return to the wards—and stay on them—include patient volume and adequate faculty bandwidth for supervision.
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.
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Read the details of the proceedings of the 2020 Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
The South Carolina family physician won by acclamation during a virtual meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. Learn about the other physicians elected to AMA leadership positions.
Apply for a leadership position by submitting the required documentation by the deadline.
See how the Council on Long Range Planning & Development (CLRPD) studies long-term strategic issues related to AMA’s vision, goals and priorities.
Being part of the AMA and SPS brings the opportunity to influence policies within the organization.
Submit an application and find out more information about the Women Physicians Section (WPS) Inspiration Award (formerly the Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program).
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