Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime
See how U.S. Supreme Court justices looked to AMA policy and research to change its views toward alcoholism and other alcohol-related matters.
How AMA follows science to be powerful voice on today’s top issues
AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, explains how action on gun violence, climate change and other critical topics flows from physicians’ commitment to the evidence.
America's heartbroken physicians demand action on gun violence
AMA members are repulsed by the horrific, deadly trauma of gun violence, which amounts to a public health crisis.
Get ready for AI in health care: Here is the outlook
Enthusiasm for augmented intelligence is tempered by memories of the EHR rollout, which has created an urgency to “do it right, from the start.”
Congress told impact of immigrant children’s trauma may be lifelong
AMA tells Congress that conditions in Customs and Border Protection facilities are inappropriate for children and pregnant women.
AMA advises U.S. Supreme Court on transgender individuals’ rights
The U.S. Supreme Court has looked to the AMA for a medical definition and the AMA Litigation Center has filed amicus briefs supporting patients’ rights.
Machine learning: 3 ways to tell hype from reliable research
In the too often murky world of health care AI, physician experts offer a roadmap to distinguishing real innovation from black-box promises.
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