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AMA in the News: September 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for September 2020.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Get the latest on vaccines that have entered phase 3 trials
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the latest on vaccines for COVID-19.
6 things doctors wish patients knew about “coronasomnia”
The pandemic is making it harder for many to get rest, leading to a phenomenon some experts call “coronasomnia.” Here’s what your patients should know.
Medical School Life
Pandemic brings new expectations for medical students’ behavior
To prevent spread of SARS-CoV-2 that could further disrupt medical education, medical students face added responsibility inside and outside the clinical realm.
Undocumented immigrants detained during COVID-19: How to help
Thousands of undocumented immigrants held in U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement custody have tested positive for COVID-19. Learn with the AMA how to advocate for detainees.
Medical consensus: Follow evidence on coronavirus vaccine review
78% of Americans are worried that politics will drive SARS-CoV-2 vaccine decision-making. Here’s how to make sure science carries the day.
COVID-19 response spurs rapid development of 2 new CPT codes
An update to the AMA CPT code set includes two additions that were sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic response and have been approved for immediate use.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Easing patient concerns about the safety of preventive exams
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by recognizing the continued sacrifices of health care workers during the pandemic.
Lead the charge
The AMA empowers physician leadership in public health issues like:
- The opioid crisis
- Gun violence
Essential Tools & Resources
Prevent Diabetes STAT: Screen, Test, Act Today
AMA Diabetes Prevention Guide
Refer patients with prediabetes to a DPP
AMA EdHub™️: The latest on perioperative cardiac care from SHM
AMA EdHub™️: Obesity medicine podcasts from OMA