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.
Interim Meeting education sessions
Join an education session offered during the 2019 Interim Meeting.
More physicians being sued by patients they’ve never treated
Do doctors ever have “legal duty of care” in such cases? An AMA education session explored the issue.
Proceedings of the 2019 Interim Meeting of the House of Delegates
Read the details of the proceedings of the 2019 Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
AMA president: Physicians have an obligation to be leaders
When there are situations that affect the health and well-being of our patients, we have an obligation to lead, says AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
AMA to boost education on methadone maintenance therapy
Methadone has been used for 40 years to treat opioid-use disorder. AMA adopts policy to explore expanding access.
AMA: Stop sales of e-cigarettes that lack FDA approval
The surge in e-cigarette use among youth and lung illness outbreak linked to more than 2,000 illnesses and more than 40 deaths led delegates to call for a ban on e-cigarette products.
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