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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.