Sara Berg

Sara Berg

AMA Affiliated Groups

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Sara joined the AMA in 2017 after working as a freelance writer for a variety of clients. She has covered a wide range of topics in health care, as well as finance, law, flooring and hockey. Most recently, Sara served as a freelance content specialist for a dental sleep medicine and craniofacial pain specialist, helping to educate dentists and patients. She graduated with honors from Bradley University’s liberal arts program with a bachelor’s degree in English.

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COVID-19 vaccine trials: How doctors can diversify volunteer pool

Doctors who volunteer for coronavirus vaccine trials can serve as models for their patients, including those from groups that are underrepresented.

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Public Health

COVID-19: 4 physician lessons learned to guide next steps

As the country navigates the pandemic, learn from two AMA member physicians about the lessons they’ve learned that will inform future policy.

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Public Health

Help patients understand Nutrition Facts labels to eat smarter

Serving size? Percent daily value? Education from AMA, FDA helps physicians explain this and other sometimes confusing elements to patients.

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Public Health

Potential coronavirus vaccine: 5 things doctors wish patients knew

With the rapid development of a coronavirus vaccine, patients appear to be hesitant and confused. However, physicians want to clear up any misinformation.

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Public Health

Essential terms doctors need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

People want a safe and effective SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. These terms are ones your patients will be asking about. Learn more with the AMA.

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Digital

6 best practices to sharpen physicians’ use of telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust telehealth into homes across the world. Learn top experts’ advice on how to ensure effective use of telemedicine.

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Public Health

Preventive health: 4 ways social media could be a game-changer

The pandemic has amplified how quickly information is spread. Learn with the AMA how social media can be used to improve preventive health.

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Public Health

What doctors wish patients knew about physical distancing

Physical distancing must be practiced daily to limit COVID-19’s spread, but confusion remains. Two AMA members clear things up.

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