Sara Berg

Sara Berg, MS

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 the University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign with a master’s degree in health communication, and also earned a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University, where she majored in English.

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Essential tips from physicians on COVID-19 vaccines

More people need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Find out what doctors wish patients knew about the impact of COVID-19 vaccination.

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Health Equity

This project creates “sisterhood of support” for women physicians

Pay inequities, work-life imbalances persist for women doctors, contributing to burnout. Learn about a collaborative approach on well-being and leadership.

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Public Health

What to know about coadministration of flu and COVID-19 vaccines

As the influenza season begins, there may be a need to administer two or more vaccines at the same clinic visit. Here is what doctors need to know.

Illustration of a physician standing up and administering a vaccine to a patient sitting in a chair; both of them wearing masks

Public Health

Clear up your patients’ confusion about which masks work best

Wearing a mask is vital to protecting others—and yourself—from COVID-19. Here’s what physicians can tell patients about picking the right face covering.

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Public Health

What doctors wish patients knew about dusting off social rust

Stuck at home for nearly two years, many Americans feel their social skills are rusty. Learn how to overcome that social anxiety while staying safe.

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Public Health

How to have crucial conversations with vaccine-hesitant patients

When speaking with patients who are reluctant to be vaccinated against COVID-19, stop playing the numbers game. Keep calm and tell real stories.

Female patient and physician talking during a patient visit, both wearing masks

Health Equity

3 ways to achieve gender equity in academic medicine promotions

Women physicians face a slower promotional timeline. Read some proposals on how to overcome this gap in academia and promote gender equity.

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Public Health

What doctors wish patients knew about going back to work

Going back to the office will certainly be different than it was before the COVID-19 pandemic. One physician shares what to expect when returning to work.

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