Len Strazewski

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,

Len has been writing about health care, employee benefits and insurance for more than 30 years. He is a longtime member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and associate professor of journalism Emeritus at Columbia College Chicago. Len holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University, a master’s in industrial relations from Loyola University Chicago, and a master’s degree from the Program for Writers at University of Illinois Chicago.

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Public Health

Dr. Fauci offers 2021 forecast on COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

In an exclusive interview with AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD, Anthony Fauci, MD, details where things stand on SARS-CoV-2 and where they are headed.

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Public Health

Dr. Fauci: How mitigation saved Melbourne, and next steps for U.S.

Masking, other COVID-19 mitigation eliminated new cases in Melbourne, Australia. Learn more from Anthony Fauci, MD, about the hard road ahead stateside.

Anthony Fauci, MD

Public Health

Why hopes for fast track to coronavirus herd immunity don’t add up

AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD, explains the sobering numbers behind the effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the U.S. from SARS-CoV-2.

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A guide for senior physicians on Medicare coverage—as a patient

Medicare open enrollment’s underway. Amid myriad options, AMA’s insurance experts advise on how to find one that meets your needs, budget.

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Public Health

Who gets coronavirus vaccine first? Ethics, equity drive plan

Learn more with the AMA about experts’ four-phase plan for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine upon FDA approval.

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Health Equity

Chicago connects with community leaders to fight health inequities

The Windy City’s public health officials have partnered with community leaders to target long-lasting outcome gaps that the pandemic has exacerbated.

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Public Health

Dr. Fauci: Why FDA’s coronavirus vaccine review will be politics-free

Anthony S. Fauci, MD, details the layers of independent analysis involved in the review and approval of any vaccine to protect against SARS-CoV-2.

Anthony S. Fauci, MD

Public Health

How news media is filling public health role during COVID-19

Amid mixed messages from politicians, the media’s been a critical help in communicating life-saving messages to patients.

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