How this family doctor finds satisfaction in juggling roles
Sumi Sexton, MD, balances a passion for family medicine with roles as an author, associate professor, and peer-reviewed journal editor.
New York effort raises use of MAT for opioid-use disorder
Medications for addiction treatment (MAT) are underused, with racial, geographic and economic barriers. Learn about a Big Apple initiative that’s making big changes.
Teen cannabis vaping: How doctors can counter the rising trend
14% of high-school seniors are vaping cannabis. Learn about the adverse health impact, and how physicians should counsel their teenage patients.
AMA statement on Congress passing supplemental COVID-19 appropriations
AMA is pleased that Congress quickly approved this critical bipartisan supplemental appropriations package in response to COVID-19.
After his son’s death, Massachusetts physician seeks to help others
James Baker, MD, whose son died of an overdose at 23, provides phone support to primary care doctors treating patients with substance-use disorders.
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AMA in the News: February 2020
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AMA President Dr. Harris among top 25 minority leaders in medicine
Hospital and health system executives and others made this year’s Modern Healthcare list of the top 25 minority leaders in health care. Learn about the AMA members who are moving medicine.
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