Robert M. Wah, MD

Robert M. Wah, MD

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Former President, American Medical Association,
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Dr. Wah, a reproductive endocrinologist and ob-gyn in McLean, Va., became the 169th president of the American Medical Association in June 2014.

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3 ways technology is changing medical education

As part of the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative, a number of medical schools have developed leading-edge technologies that could be implemented on a wider scale and begin to transform medical education.

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Physicians coming together to improve nation's health

I’ll be joining my colleagues from across the country in Chicago for the 2015 AMA Annual Meeting. When physicians come together and work toward solutions for our patients, our profession and our nation, we become a powerful force for the future.

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Mapping the year's landmarks: How medicine is advancing

Over the year I have been AMA president, we’ve worked to maintain a strong foundation of tradition while also maximizing the opportunity for positive changes in our evolving health care system. I’m proud to say that the AMA has hit a number of important landmarks this past year.

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Banding together, physicians take on world health issues

An article by Robert M. Wah, MD, Immediate-Past President of the AMA notes that physicians around the globe are tackling many of the same health care issues. He believes that banding together can make physicians stronger in conquering these challenges.

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How we overcame the SGR hurdle

Robert M. Wah, MD, Immediate-Past President of the AMA discusses how America’s physicians worked to overcome the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.

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3 important events that can help us adopt new payment models

While physicians always are looking for better ways to care for our patients, actually doing so isn’t easy. Right now, three events are helping us on the journey to new care and payment models.

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5 ways health care will look different in the post-SGR era

Our nation stepped into a new era for health care last week when it adopted legislation to eliminate Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. Here are five ways our health care system will begin to look different.

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Welcome to the future: How doctors are changing patient care

A new PBS documentary, Rx: The Quiet Revolution, found doctors, nurses and health care professionals changing the way we provide patient care.