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Creating the Medical School of the Future
See how the AMA works with schools to prepare for the future.
Continuing Medical Education
Explore the AMA Education Center to find courses that advance professional development.
Financing Medical School
Learn about scholarship opportunities available to help lower the cost of medical school.
Becoming a Physician
Find out how the AMA is working to increase funding for GME positions and helping recent graduates prepare for licensing exams.
Life & Career
Life & Career Overview
Discover various discounts, medical student loan financing and insurance options that the AMA provides to help members save money.
Residency & Career Planning
Find resources for a range of medical career options, whether you are just starting, continuing or restarting a medical career.
International Medical Graduates
Learn what is necessary for those educated abroad to begin a medical career in the United States.
Find resources to help physicians apply their skills to different roles or to re-enter a medical practice.
Publications & Newsletters
Read the AMA's leading peer-reviewed journals on health care research and topics, or subscribe to our email newsletters for up-to-date medical news.
Physician Data Privacy
See how the AMA protects physicians’ privacy in its Physician Masterfile database, especially in terms of personal information and prescribing data.
Practice Management Overview
Managing Your Practice
Coding & Billing
Medicare & Medicaid
Private Payer Reform
Claims Processing & Practice Revenue
Medical Liability Reform
Delivering Care Overview
Preventing Chronic Diseases
Reducing Opioid Abuse & Misuse
Advances in Patient Care
Clinical Research & Diagnosis
Improving Digital Health
About Us Overview
Find out how the AMA is working to enhance the delivery of care and enable physicians and health teams to partner with patients to achieve better health.
Who We Are
Learn how the House of Delegates, councils, member groups, states medical associations and specialty societies, and staff promote patient health.
What We Do
The AMA is leading meaningful innovation to enable a better health care system for patients, physicians and the country.
Medicare Payment Changes (MACRA)
State Legislative Strategy Conference
Reducing Opioid Abuse
Residency and Fellowships
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Access information about how to comply with HIPAA to ensure the privacy of each patient’s medical information.
HIPAA Privacy & Security Resources
Manage your compliance with required HIPAA privacy and security rules and learn how to participate in a formal HIPAA compliance plan.
HIPAA Administrative Simplification
Understand the HIPAA provisions that ensure safe, efficient and consistent electronic communication across the U.S. health care system.
Read about the Department of Health and Human Services periodic audits to ensure that covered entities comply with HIPAA regulations.
HIPAA Privacy Rule
Read about how HIPAA safeguards personal health information and allows patients to examine and correct their health records.
HIPAA Security Rule & Risk Analysis
Understand the HIPAA rule requiring physicians to protect patients' electronic health information, ensuring its confidentiality and security.
HIPAA Violations & Enforcement
Be advised how the Department of Health and Human Services enforces HIPAA's privacy and security rules and how it handles violations.
HIPAA Breach Notification Rule
Learn the specifics of how HIPAA requires entities to notify patients when the privacy of their health information has been compromised.