Loyola University medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees
Blake Murphy to assume office at the conclusion of the AMA’s Annual Meeting in June 2020.
AMA adopts policies during second day of voting at Interim Meeting
Policies touch on collecting DNA of refugees, free sunscreen, mobile health apps, veterans’ courts.
AMA calls for total ban on all vaping products not approved by FDA
Very little evidence available about short- and long-term health consequences of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
AMA: Let children of H1-B physicians stay in U.S. as adults
Allowing children in the U.S. who were brought here legally by their physician parents could help ease projected doctor shortages.
Doctors back innovative local efforts to battle opioid epidemic
Communities’ situations are unique, but a strategy effective in fighting the opioid epidemic in one area can have useful lessons for programs elsewhere.
Physicians see big promise in use of real-world data, evidence
Increasing availability of real-world data and evidence can support, improve and accelerate the delivery of safe and cost-effective medical products.
AMA develops Rx for drug prices that are high and rising
Arbitration can be used in determining price of prescription drugs that have insufficient competition, high list prices, or have seen unjustifiable price increases.
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