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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Career Development

Why physicians should review their insurance in new year

Learn more from the AMA’s insurance experts on the many ways in which physicians and medical students can boost protection and save money.
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Career Development

What senior doctors should know about staging property for sale

Physicians looking to sell their homes or offices should plan a year ahead and work with experts to stage property to maximize the sale price.

Career Development

Time to unload real estate? Factors for senior doctors to consider

Learn with the AMA about some of the key questions physicians approaching retirement should ask about their real estate holdings.
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Another year of virtual residency interviews: What M4s should know

Fourth-year medical students can learn about the challenges—and advantages—of doing residency program interviews via videoconferencing.
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Private Practices

Private practices still play big part in primary care

Despite consolidation in health care, about one-third of family doctors deliver care in independent practices. Learn more with the AMA.
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Uncovering the true value of telehealth to improve care outcomes

Spike in use of digital health may have started as way to cope with the pandemic, but the technologies have long-term value for patients.
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Health Equity

Camaraderie, creativity helps all-woman private practice thrive

Sumi Sexton, MD, and seven colleagues in family medicine private practice find freedom to adjust to COVID-19’s major challenges.

Career Development

Know the options to secure your physician retirement income

60% in stocks, 40% in bonds is no longer the only way to go. Learn more from an industry expert about other options senior physicians should consider.
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