8 physician advocacy wins that set the stage for 2019
Despite D.C. turmoil, doctors score key victories at national, state levels on physician payment, gun violence, regulatory relief and more. Find out the AMA’s 2019 policy targets.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Trump rule would revive pre-existing condition discrimination
Allowing association health plans to skirt Affordable Care Act protections will harm patient care, physicians tell federal court in amicus brief.
Members Move Medicine: Impacting patients and policy
AMA member Matthew E. Lecuyer, MD, is a pediatric emergency medicine fellow making a difference at both the patient and policy levels.
Members Move Medicine: An advocate for local, national peers
AMA member Hunter Pattison, MD, is an emergency medicine resident who sees the impact of organized medicine at the local, national and specialty levels.
Members Move Medicine: Working to improve trauma care
AMA member Colin H. Murphy, MD, a transfusion medicine fellow seeking to improve care for bleeding and critically ill patients.
Members Move Medicine: Treating patients, shaping policy
AMA member and family physician Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD, sees policymaking an extension of Hippocratic Oath’s call to apply “all measures which are required.”
Members Move Medicine: Improving the lives of uninsured patients
Even in his retirement, AMA member and psychiatrist Paul H. Wick, MD, works to improve the health and well-being of uninsured patients.
Members Move Medicine: Treating patients, helping physicians
AMA member Luis T. Sanchez, MD, decided to choose a medical career after seeing a friend with cancer be well treated by his physicians.
How prior authorization hamstrings physicians
Learn what the AMA is doing to address the administrative burdens, care delays and patient harms related to prior authorization.