Jennifer Lubell

Jennifer Lubell

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,

Jennifer Lubell is a freelance writer in the Washington, D.C., area. She has written about health care practice trends and policy and clinical research for more than two decades, penning stories for MDedge, Medscape, Modern Healthcare and other publications.

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Public Health

Striking CDC data to share with COVID-19 vaccine-hesitant parents

Data on 5–11-year-olds from Omicron’s peak shows vaccination’s protective power. With boosters recommended, learn how one doctor talks with parents.
Masked young child holding up sleeve after receiving vaccination

Health Equity

Q&A: After years in practice, why this internist came out to patients

Arkansas internist Riley Wagner Lipschitz, MD, says a deeply personal reason drove her decision to talk about her wife with patients. Learn more.
Riley Wagner Lipschitz, MD

Public Health

3 physician thought leaders ponder moving beyond the pandemic

As pandemic fatigue sets in, the AMA hosts a wide-ranging conversation on COVID-19 variants, vaccines, long COVID and more.
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Physician Health

In stressful times for women doctors, self-care can go a long way

While burnout is a systems issue, especially amid the pandemic, two women physicians detail the power of reclaiming control and asking for help.
Physician with folded hands across the table from another individual

Public Health

Long COVID: Over 200 symptoms, and a search for guidance

Long COVID affects up to half of patients who were hospitalized and poses a conundrum for physicians and researchers alike. Learn more with the AMA.
COVID-19 cells connecting together and forming question mark

Physician Health

4 steps to boost your well-being as a doctor amid pandemic’s crush

Physician burnout requires systemic solutions, but a Cleveland Clinic physician leader offers ideas to help doctors reclaim some peace of mind.
One yellow ball in yellow ring, many blue balls outside of ring on blue surface

Physician Health

Inside one health system’s $2.9 million plan to fight burnout

With thousands of its health professionals burned out, Ochsner Health secured $2.9 million in federal grants to work on well-being. Learn more.
Surreal illustration of a human figure standing on the edge of an abyss

Overdose Epidemic

Access to treatment is key in addressing drug-overdose epidemic

Learn what’s driving inequities in the drug-overdose epidemic and why giving patients proven treatments is more effective than incarceration.