Patient Support & Advocacy
Doctors take message on surprise-billing fix to Capitol Hill
80% favor action on the issue. Learn how the AMA is fighting for patient protections from unanticipated medical bills and stronger provider network regulations to ensure fair payment to out-of-network physicians.
Physicians can help address global burden of cancer inequality
As a global public health imperative, physicians and other health professionals must work together to address cancer inequality. Find out more with the AMA.
Effort aims to create cadre of physician LGBTQ health specialists
C-SPAN co-founder John D. Evans helped bring Congress to cable TV. Now he will lead AMA Foundation commission targeting LGBTQ health disparities.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
The top 10 ethical issues medical students should be taught
Get key background from the AMA on the emerging medical ethics topics that medical students should be learning about in medical school.
AMA statement on Ways and Means Committee surprise billing legislation
AMA supports underlying mechanism for resolving disputes, including the eligibility of all disputed claims for negotiation and mediation.
7 ways to expand diversity in precision medicine research
People of European ancestry make up about 10% of the world’s population, but 78% of genetic study participants. Learn how to reach diverse populations to change that picture and improve precision medicine.
What legal challenges will affect patients and physicians in 2020?
From keeping the government out of exam rooms to keeping patients insured, see the legal trends the AMA and the AMA Litigation Center have identified.
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