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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. 

Upcoming CMS Call, April 3, 12:30 - 2 p.m EST

Lessons from The Front Lines: COVID-19. Topic: COVID-19 flexibilities

Upcoming CDC Call, April 2, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST

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April 2

JAMA Live Q&A: Epidemics have always driven change in human societies. Speaker: Frank Snowden, PhD, Yale University.

April 1

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.

March 31

Watch the AMA COVID-19 Update: AMA leaders and health care experts discuss leveraging social media to spread critical COVID-19 science.

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

March 30

Watch the AMA COVID-19 Update: AMA leaders and health care experts discuss efforts to expand telehealth and remove obstacles to this type of care, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 28

CDC Issues Domestic Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

—CMS held its latest call: Lessons from The Front Lines: COVID-19 to discuss COVID-19 therapeutics.

—CDC released a health advisory on severe illness associated with using non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate to treat coronavirus disease 2019.

—AMA released curated guidance based on the AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinions:

         — Conducting clinical trials
         — Access to experimental treatment
         — Caring for patients at the end of life

March 27

Watch the AMA COVID-19 Daily Update: AMA President, Patrice Harris, MD; Vice President, Undergraduate Medical Education Innovations, Kimberly Lomis; and Vice President, Graduate Medical Education Innovations, John Andrews, MD, discuss the disruption physicians and medical students are facing with COVID-19 and how to deal with the upheaval to their practices, education and training.   

—AMA released the following curated guides and info to assist health professionals during the COVID-19 outbreak:

         — Senior physician COVID-19 resource guide
         — Managing mental health during COVID-19

March 26

Watch the AMA COVID-19 Daily Update: AMA President, Patrice Harris, MD; Group Vice President, Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability, Michael Tutty, PhD; and Senior Vice President, Health Solutions, Laurie McGraw, discuss updates regarding COVID-19 including personal protective equipment (PPE), telehealth and CPT.

—AMA released the following curated guides and info to assist health professionals during the COVID-19 outbreak:

         — Prescribing medications responsibly in a pandemic
         — Providing patient care remotely in a pandemic
         — Fair access to limited critical care resources
         — COVID-19 policy recommendations for OUD, pain, harm reduction
         — Patient care for SUD, mental illness, chronic pain during COVID-19

Map of the coronavirus outbreak

View an online dashboard to visualize and track reported COVID-19 cases on a daily timescale.

Clinical information

CDC guidance

Persons under investigation

Interim Guidance for Public Health Personnel Evaluating Persons Under Investigation  (PUIs)and Asymptomatic Close Contacts of Confirmed Cases at Their Home or Non-Home Residential Settings 

Evaluating and Reporting PUI Guidance

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Reporting a PUI or Laboratory-Confirmed Case for COVID-19

Clinical care and treatment

Clinical Care Guidance

Therapeutic Options for patients with COVID-19

ASPH Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments

Disposition of Hospitalized Patients with COVID-2019

Inpatient Obstetric Healthcare Guidance

Infection control

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) or Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

Guidance and Resources on Healthcare Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE

Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Protective Equipment

Health care personnel with potential exposure

Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Clinics & health care facilities

Resources for Clinics and Healthcare Facilities

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities: Preparing for Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes

Home care

Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization

Preventing COVID-19 from Spreading in Homes and Communities

Disposition of Non-Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

Interim Guidance for Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Patients with COVID-19

Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Immunocompromised Persons with COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Map of the coronavirus outbreak

View an online dashboard to visualize and track reported COVID-19 cases on a daily timescale.

AMA collections

Updated March 31, 2020

AMA featured guidance

AMA COVID-19 Guides for health care professionals

Comprehensive listing of AMA guidance on various topics such as telemedicine and resources for physicians, resident and medical student, caregivers, private practices and more to help health care professionals treat and manage COVID-19.

AMA Physician's Guide to COVID-19

This is a quick start guide that provides information on how to prepare your practice, address patient concerns and answer your most pressing questions from curated trusted sources, such as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, JAMA and the World Health Organization.

COVID-19 frequently asked questions

The FAQs provide evidence-based perspectives from AMA’s physician leaders and subject matter experts to answer physicians’ top questions.

Additional collections 

CPT Coding

COVID-19 coding and guidance

Health systems & private practices

Caring for caregivers during COVID-19

AMA quick guide to telemedicine in practice

Helping private practices manage non-essential care

Tips for keeping your practice in business during the COVID-19 pandemic

Managing mental health during COVID-19 

Residents & medical students

AMA guiding principles to protect learners responding to COVID-19

Resident & medical student COVID-19 resource guide 

Senior physicians

Senior physician COVID-19 resource guide

Map of the coronavirus outbreak

View an online dashboard to visualize and track reported COVID-19 cases on a daily timescale.

Advocacy

Every day, the AMA is fighting to remove the obstacles physicians face while confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. The AMA is listening to physicians and will continue to channel their collective voices into action.

Map of the coronavirus outbreak

View an online dashboard to visualize and track reported COVID-19 cases on a daily timescale.

Medical ethics

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View an online dashboard to visualize and track reported COVID-19 cases on a daily timescale.