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.
AMA-brokered deal secures coverage for Hahnemann residents, fellows
Court-approved settlement will pay for legally required long-tail medical liability insurance for the 1,400-plus residents and fellows affected. The AMA has underwritten the legal work in the case.
How Kaiser Permanente manages at burning edge of climate change
One doctor’s harrowing story sheds light on the personal and professional impact of increasingly common and severe weather events—and the health system coordination needed to survive them.
AMA-brokered deal poised to cover residents affected by Hahnemann closure
1,500-plus displaced Hahnemann doctors could get long-tail liability coverage if judge OKs AMA’s underwriting legal representation of orphaned residents, fellows in the case.
Why health care AI can’t replace medicine’s human component
The AMA deliberately uses the term “augmented intelligence” rather than the more common “artificial intelligence”—and there’s a good reason for that.
Driving the future of precision medicine
Over 75,000 genetic tests exist on the market, magnifying a host of issues with regulation, prior authorization and health equity.
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