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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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Arkansas radiologist, former state legislator re-elected to AMA BOT
The AMA, the nation’s largest physician organization, announced the re-election of Arkansas radiologist Scott Ferguson, M.D., to its Board of Trustees.
Pennsylvania emergency physician elected to AMA Board of Trustees
The AMA, the nation’s premiere physician organization, today announced the election of Pennsylvania-based hematologist Marilyn Heine, M.D., to its Board of Trustees.
Kentucky radiologist elected to AMA Board of Trustees
The AMA, the nation's largest physician organization, today announced the election of Kentucky radiologist Alexander Ding, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., to its Board of Trustees.
Council on Legislation
Merrilee A. Gober
Merrilee A. Gober is an alliance representative on the Council on Legislation at the American Medical Association.
Medical Residency Personal Finance
With loan repayment set to resume, 3 key questions for residents
Coronavirus relief legislation has given physicians a break from medical student-loan repayment. Learn more with the AMA about what comes next.
Jack Resneck Jr., MD, wins office of AMA president-elect
The California dermatologist won by acclamation at the June 2021 AMA Special Meeting. Learn about other physicians elected to AMA leadership positions.
California dermatologist chosen as AMA president-elect
AMA today announced the election of Jack Resneck Jr., M.D., a dermatologist from the San Francisco Bay Area, as the new president-elect of AMA.
Managed care problem? Find out if the law’s on your side
The AMA Managed Care Legal Database helps physician practices navigate disputes over payment, contracts, claims processing and more.
Council on Legislation
Brooke M. Buckley, MD
Brooke M. Buckley, MD, is an AMPAC Board Observer on the Council on Legislation at the American Medical Association.
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