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Call for Ideas—Conserving Supply of Personal Protective Equipment
—JAMA is inviting immediate suggestions. Please help patients and health care workers.
Register for AMA’s National Physician Townhall on COVID-19
April 9, 1- 2:30 p.m. CST
—The AMA invites you to a live conversation with AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, and a panel of AMA health care experts on challenges and concerns facing physicians during this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Register now.
AMA News and Media
—Follow the AMA news coverage on COVID-19
—Read the latest AMA COVID-19 press releases
—In a national address, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the essential role that science and data play in protecting public health in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
—CDC releases recommendation regarding the use of cloth face coverings, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
—CMS held a call on Lessons from the front lines: COVID-19. Topic: COVID-19 flexibilities.
—Recent AMA releases:
—AMA’s 2020 Annual Meeting suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic
—Statement on CDC’s Recommendation for Public on Cloth Masks
—AMA urges all governors to adopt stay-at-home orders to fight COVID-19
—AMA issues guidance to protect med students during COVID-19
—CDC held a call on clinical management of critically ill adults with coronavirus disease 2019.—JAMA Live Q&A: Epidemics have always driven change in human societies. Speaker: Frank Snowden, PhD, Yale University.
—CDC provides guidance on decontamination and reuse of filtering facepiece respirators.
—Watch the AMA COVID-19 Daily Update: AMA leaders and health care experts discuss the COVID-19 stimulus bill.
—JAMA Live Q&A: Ventilation management, working with dying patients’ families, use of experimental therapies, and more. Speaker: Derek Angus MD, MPH, University of Pittsburgh.
—Watch the AMA COVID-19 Update: AMA leaders and health care experts discuss leveraging social media to spread critical COVID-19 science.
—AMA releases series of articles on the "Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act" (CARES) Act"
—What the CARES Act means for physicians & medical students
—CARES Act: Medicare’s COVID-19 advance payment program FAQs
—CARES Act: Medicare advance payments for COVID-19 emergency
—CARES Act: AMA COVID-19 pandemic telehealth fact sheet
—CARES Act: Helping physician practices
—AMA guiding principles to protect learners responding to COVID-19 is available.
—JAMA Live Q & A: Health behaviors are contagious through social networks. What are the implications for COVID-19 contagion and social distancing? Speaker: Nicholas Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, Yale University