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.

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What's the difference between physicians and nurse practitioners?

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are increasingly providing care without physician supervision. Learn with the AMA about what sets NPs and physicians apart.

We will meet this challenge—together. #FightingForDocs