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.
AMA announces policies adopted during Interim Meeting
New policies touch on EHRs and public health surveillance, as well as training program closures.
Modernize public health surveillance to ease doctors’ reporting burden
New AMA policy calls for modernizing public health data systems to help alleviate the burden of reporting on physicians and improve the quality and timeliness of the data.
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.
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