AMA: New online education to help physicians promote firearm safety
New educational module aims to assist physicians in effectively communicating with patients about reducing the risk of firearm injury and death.
Navy veteran: The AMA stands up for LGBTQ people in the military
Fight to make service open to all continues. A physician leader and combat veteran highlights AMA’s advocacy for vets and LGBTQ people in the military.
Confronting harassment within medicine head on
The AMA House of Delegates took unanimous action on the issue, reaffirming the Association’s age-old commitment to equity, fairness and respect.
DO and MD licensing exams should be viewed equally, says AMA
As DO and MD residency programs come under the same umbrella for accreditation, their licensing exams should carry equal weight.
New AMA policies adopted on final day of 2018 Interim Meeting
The AMA House of Delegates adopted new policies on the final day of its 2018 Interim Meeting.
AMA: Fix hospital eligibility criteria for drug-discount program
Outpatient charity care should determine 340B program eligibility as part of a revised formula for the federal program, physicians say.
Stronger background-check system needed for gun purchases
States should require relevant mental health records be reported to national database, the AMA says.
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