Essential Tools & Resources
Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA) reports
Council on Medical Education reports
Council on Medical Service Reports
Council on Science & Public Health reports
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AMA guiding principles to protect learners responding to COVID-19
The AMA and other educational organizations issue principles to support and protect medical students if their institutions put them in physical contact with patients and/or offer early graduation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Resources for physicians returning to clinical practice
Find resources for physicians returning to practice after a leave, including information on state- and medical school-based physician re-entry programs.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Michigan's Medicaid expansion doubles access to primary care
Michigan customized its Medicaid program to emphasize primary care and preventive health services. Studies are showing this was a wise approach.
How to keep patient information secure in mHealth apps
See what mHealth app developers must do to ward off security threats and keep users’ sensitive information out of the wrong hands.
Pediatric decision-making: Help parents protect, empower kids
While bearing the weighty responsibility of making medical decisions for children when they lack capacity, parents can also promote patient autonomy.
David Welsh, MD: Working hard to put patients first again
AMA member David Welsh, MD, was 6 years old when his family doctor saved his life. That moved him to grow up to help others just like his childhood physician heroes.
Your patient requests an investigational therapy: How to respond
The FDA allows some critically ill patients to access unapproved therapies. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance for shared decision-making.
AMA develops Rx for drug prices that are high and rising
Arbitration can be used in determining price of prescription drugs that have insufficient competition, high list prices, or have seen unjustifiable price increases.
Transition to Practice
Give med school grads at least 10 years to finish licensing exams
If there’s a time limit for passing licensing exams, it should be no less than 10 years and accommodate family or health challenges.
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