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AMA in the News: November 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for November 2020.
AMA, AHA, ANA urge public to scale back holiday plans, reduce COVID-19 spread
Frontline health care professionals strongly urge everyone throughout our country to celebrate responsibly this holiday season
Southern California medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees
Drayton C. Harvey will assume office at the conclusion of the AMA’s Annual Meeting in June 2021.
AMA policy calls for increased regulation of dietary supplements
AMA strongly urges Congress to modify and modernize the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.
AMA announces policies adopted on final day of Special Meeting
Policies adopted include improving access to substance use disorder treatment, protection for residents and fellows.
AMA strengthens policy to combat spike in national drug shortages
Policy outlines a comprehensive framework to address ongoing drug shortages, which have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AMA backs policy proposals to cover more of the uninsured
AMA adopted principles today supporting public policy approaches that have the potential to expand insurance coverage to millions of the uninsured.
AMA policy recognizes police brutality as product of structural racism
New policy recognizes police brutality as a manifestation of structural racism disproportionately impacting Black, Indigenous, and other people of color.
AMA urges multifaceted approach to address social determinants of health
New policies build on the AMA’s pursuit of greater health equity by identifying and eliminating inequities through advocacy, community leadership and education.
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