Marc Zarefsky

Marc Zarefsky

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,

Marc Zarefsky is a communications consultant who works with C-suite executives, top-ranked universities, nonprofit organizations, and a variety of associations. Marc previously worked in the communications offices at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. Prior to that, he worked as an award-winning sports reporter and editor. 

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Health Equity

Why COVID-19 makes it more important than ever to look upstream

Physicians and health equity leaders discuss how the health care system can be reimagined, redesigned and reconstructed.

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Health Equity

Time to tackle hard questions on root causes of health inequities

From the way physicians are trained to how they understand the structural effects of racism, changes are overdue, says expert panel convened by the AMA.


Teledermatology paved way for Permanente’s telehealth transformation

The Permanente Medical Group has used telehealth for more than 20 years, most significantly in dermatology. Discover how the system has adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Half of adults know of care that was postponed during COVID-19

As states loosen stay-at-home restrictions, many patients expect to return to their physicians’ offices to get care they delayed. Find what you need from the AMA to be ready.

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Career Development

5 questions doctors should ask on mortgage refi options amid COVID-19

Physicians are seeing lower practice revenue due to the pandemic. Find out whether refinancing a mortgage makes sense as a way to boost personal cash flow.

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Population Care

Physicians detail COVID-19’s impact in Latinx communities

Nearly 30% of COVID-19 cases are among Latinx patients. Learn with the AMA about what’s driving this disturbing trend.

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Population Care

Why African American communities are being hit hard by COVID-19

AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, talks with black journalists about the factors driving pandemic caseloads, deaths among African Americans.

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97% of practices feel COVID-19 financial sting: Where to get help

AMA experts offer advice on financial sustainability for the many physician practices faced with tough decisions amid postponements, cancellations of nonurgent care.

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