Stronger background-check system needed for gun purchases
States should require relevant mental health records be reported to national database, the AMA says.
What does the label say? Physicians seek transparency
The AMA House of Delegates adopted policy on front-of-package nutrition labels, food-allergen packaging and the accessibility of information on animal-derived medical products.
AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, says the AMA is fighting the forces that make the U.S. health system so dysfunctional.
AMA Adopts New Policies at 2018 Interim Meeting
The AMA voted to adopt new policies on emerging health care topics during the voting session of its Interim Meeting.
AMA backs in-person import of Canadian Rx if safety is assured
Allowing the practice offers patients an option to lower patient out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs, which addresses a barrier to medication adherence: unaffordability.
Top 5 issues to watch at the 2018 AMA Interim Meeting
Track the big issues that physicians, residents and medical students will consider at their meeting Nov. 8–13 in National Harbor, Maryland.
Members Move Medicine: Serving for her resident colleagues
AMA member Laura E. Halpin, MD, a Los Angeles psychiatry resident, serves as an AMA delegate to make positive changes for her patients and trainee colleagues nationwide.
Physicians have immunity for good-faith psychiatric discharges
Learn why Maryland’s top court is protecting psychiatrists from medical liability when they act in good faith—even when outcomes are tragic.
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