AMA is leading the charge to stop scope creep
Patients deserve care led by physicians—the most highly educated, trained and skilled health care professionals. The AMA is fighting scope creep that threatens patient safety.
We are your powerful ally in patient care
The AMA fights legislation that tries to expand the scope of non-physician providers, which could endanger patients.
The AMA offers members scope-of-practice advocacy tools, including issue briefs, model legislation, state law charts and data modules.
Since launching the Recovery Plan for America’s Physicians, the AMA has achieved significant wins in critical areas.
Patients deserve greater clarity on who is a physician—and who isn’t
MD, DNP, PA, NP. Patients are too often confused by credentials. The AMA revised the Code of Medical Ethics to improve transparency and quality of care.