Len Strazewski

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,
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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. Hotez: Why COVID-19’s origins must be investigated

Vaccine developer Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, explains why understanding how SARS-CoV-2 came to be is critical to preventing the next coronavirus pandemic.

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Medical School Diversity

Why physician diversity matters, and how GME programs can boost it

The ACGME’s diversity chief, William McDade, MD, PhD, details what residency programs can do to help diversify the physician workforce.

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Career Development

What late-career doctors must know about Social Security rules

The government program has over 2,000 rules that can complicate even savvy physicians’ approach to retirement. Learn more with the AMA.

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Public Health

What the NBA “bubble” can teach us about COVID-19

Research shows the NBA’s precautionary “bubble” was a slam dunk in stopping COVID-19 transmission. Learn more with the AMA.

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Private Practices

New help for doctors to start—or sustain—life in private practice

Whether you’re entering private practice or looking to boost the practice you already have, AMA resources can help you chart a path forward.

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Publications & Newsletters

How pandemic brought health policy questions into sharper focus

JAMA Health Forum is now a peer-reviewed journal. Top editors say high-caliber research needed to navigate policy during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Public Health

Momentous year as AMA president leaves Dr. Bailey hopeful for future

Susan R. Bailey, MD, led the AMA during the pandemic’s darkest days in the U.S. last winter. Learn why she’s optimistic about what comes next.

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Digital

Henry Ford moves telehealth forward with virtual exam kit

Video visits have their limitations. A new tool in use at Henry Ford Medical Group Primary Care takes remote care to the next level.

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