AMA, Pew research shows barriers to combating antibiotic resistance
Research highlights the need for improved antibiotic stewardship in outpatient settings to combat antibiotic resistance.
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AMA Board of Trustees pledges action against racism and police brutality
At the Special Meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates, the AMA Board of Trustees pledged action to confront systemic racism and police brutality.
AMA opposes HHS rule removing protection against discrimination
New federal rule removes provisions protecting patients against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and termination of pregnancy.
How domestic abuse gets missed as America stays home
COVID-19 stressors can contribute to a “hidden crisis” of intimate-partner violence, child abuse and elder abuse. Learn more about what physicians can do to stop it.
AMA efforts to improve behavioral health: COVID-19 and beyond
A large portion of Americans affected by mental illness are still not receiving the care they need, and the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to only exacerbate such problems.
Southern border: Conditions at immigrant detention centers
The current undocumented immigration crisis is creating pressing medical issues at the southern border. Here’s how the AMA is advocating for the health and safety of undocumented immigrants.
USMLE Step 1 moves to pass-fail: Answers to 7 key questions
Educators and students had long been advocating for changes to Step 1 scoring. Learn more with the AMA about why the shift happened and what comes next.
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