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ICYMI: 10 stories to read from the 2022 AMA Interim Meeting
The AMA House of Delegates leads the charge to protect reproductive health care, stop climate change, end the overdose epidemic, and prevent gun violence.
Highlights from the 2022 AMA Interim Meeting
Catch up with the news and key moments from the AMA House of Delegates’ meeting, which ran Nov. 12–15.
Scope of Practice
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.
Address private equity’s growing impact on residency training
The 2019 Hahnemann closure served as an early warning. AMA adopts policy to rein in private equity’s role in graduate medical education.
Change resident-selection process to boost equity
The AMA says residency and fellowship programs should develop more transparent and equitable ways of recruiting and evaluating applicants.
AMA adopts policy protecting students from private equity impact in schools
The AMA adopted policy during the Interim Meeting of its House of Delegates aimed at providing protections for residents who train at these teaching hospitals.
What is physicians’ duty to treat during pandemics?
COVID-19 renewed questions around limits to professional duty. Learn how the AMA is updating the Code of Medical Ethics to advise physicians.
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