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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Physician Health

Why physicians should ask their health care colleagues for feedback

It’s time to think of feedback in a new way. By placing feedback in a different light, physicians can accelerate their professional growth and enhance well-being.

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Public Health

8 coronavirus tips that doctors wish patients would follow

Even as more people get vaccinated against COVID-19, it’s imperative to keep taking these preventive measures to cut risk and help save lives.

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Public Health

Q&A: Minimizing the threat of COVID-19 among meatpacking facilities

When the pandemic was declared, occupational medicine physician Douglas Martin, MD, had to act fast. He reflects on how he quickly adjusted preventive measures.

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Hypertension

How to submit data to the Target: BP Recognition Program

Physician practices and health systems that are committed to achieving blood pressure control in their patient population are invited to submit data for recognition.

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Public Health

Share these tips to protect your Black patients’ mental health

As Black communities process layers of trauma caused by COVID-19 and police brutality in the country, there are ways to responsibly manage mental health.

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Physician Health

Secret weapon to combat physician stress: connecting with colleagues

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated physician distress and disconnection. Find out how to reduce isolation by incorporating professional connection.

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Physician Health

4 approaches to cut physicians’ mental workload—and burnout

Lower task loads can cut the odds of physician burnout. Learn more with the AMA about how to reduce physicians’ cognitive workload.

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Public Health

What doctors wish patients knew about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

There are now three coronavirus vaccines available in the U.S. Two physician experts explain what to expect with the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine.

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