Where the AMA stands on 7 of the year’s biggest health care issues
From the E/M overhaul to the opioid epidemic, here’s how the AMA has shown itself to be the physician’s powerful ally in health care this year.
Action needed now to prevent a new generation of nicotine addiction
Teens and young adults are most attracted to e-cig flavors, and are at higher risk of seeing addiction’s impact on their ability to learn, concentrate or control their impulses.
Publications & Newsletters
Catch this year’s must-listen medical podcasts
Physician well-being, public health and the details of physician contacts were topics that generated interest, and podcast downloads, this year.
This doctor advocates for pregnant patients with opioid-use disorder
Maternal and fetal medicine fellow Tani Malhotra, MD, knows the fear felt by mothers with opioid-use disorder. She’s working to make better policy to address it.
5 big medical court cases that made a difference this year
Learn how the AMA has fought this year to preserve the patient-physician relationship, keep government out of the exam room, and maintain liability reforms.
Righting human wrongs
Physicians and medical students can come into contact with victims of sex trafficking. One doctor, fueled by data and determination, is trying to provide the know-how doctors need to help this population.
AMA and public health community united on bold action to prevent e-cigarettes from addicting kids
Health and parent groups urge Trump administration to stand strong and implement plan to clear the market of all flavored e-cigarettes – kids’ health must not be compromised.
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