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What it’s like in addiction psychiatry: Shadowing Dr. Balasanova
AMA member Alëna A. Balasanova, MD, says that as an addiction psychiatrist being able to contribute to a patient’s recovery is an immensely rewarding feeling.
How to navigate the anesthesiologist-surgeon relationship
Most depictions of operating rooms focus on the surgeon and patient. However, surgical care is built on a triadic relationship between surgeons, anesthesiologists and patients.
Scott Pasichow, MD: Brotherly love led to medicine
AMA member Scott Pasichow, MD, was inspired by the care and compassion exhibited by the nurses and doctors caring for his brother who had cancer.
Physician’s duty doesn’t shrink as health care organizations get bigger
Physicians are increasingly employed by large organizations. Find out how to navigate some features of organizational cultures and hierarches that can influence patient care.
COVID-19: How the AMA is supporting physicians on the front lines
EVP & CEO James L. Madara, MD outlines the three essentials aspects of the AMA’s COVID-19 response strategy and highlights recent successes.
Emergency steps needed to boost production of PPE for COVID-19
Physicians, nurses and hospitals call on president to use the Defense Production Act to increase production of COVID-19 personal protection equipment.
COVID-19 economic stimulus must aid struggling physician practices
Congress urged to pass economic stimulus legislation to support and sustain physicians and their practices during COVID-19 emergency.
Deepak Kumar, MD: Making meaningful change as a surgeon
AMA member Deepak Kumar, MD, found that surgery offered an opportunity for him to see the outcomes on a long-term basis.