Advocacy Update

March 26, 2021: Advocacy Update other news


Today, March 26 is the last day to fill out the screening questions for research participation. Learn more and respond to a series of screening questions to see if your practice qualifies.  

The Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Collaborative, a partnership between the AMA and seven other leading physician organizations, is launching a research study in 2021 to gather feedback and experiences from primary care, physician practices who are interested in integrating behavioral health care for their patients. The study will run through April, and participation includes a 45-minute interview and completion of a series of online activities. Participation will allow practice representatives to share valuable feedback on resources that will ultimately help make integrating behavioral health care a feasible, standard practice in primary care, rather than an exception. 

The recording of the most recent episode of the webinar series ‘"COVID-19 What Physicians Need to Know” on “Therapeutics for use in COVID-19" is now available. This episode featured three physician leaders from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discussing the state of therapeutic clinical trials worldwide, the challenge of obtaining robust therapeutic data and what the future holds based on current research trends. Watch it now.