AMA urges Congress to improve surprise bill legislation from this week
Physician community seeks a balanced legislative solution to protect patients from surprise medical bills.
AMA announces effort to train future doctors on health systems science
New 12-month program to help medical schools, residency programs teach future physicians how to deliver patient care in modern, value-based health systems.
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AMA in the News: December 2019
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for December 2019.
AMA and public health community united on bold action to prevent e-cigarettes from addicting kids
Health and parent groups urge Trump administration to stand strong and implement plan to clear the market of all flavored e-cigarettes – kids’ health must not be compromised.
AMA announces policies adopted during Interim Meeting
New policies touch on EHRs and public health surveillance, as well as training program closures.
Loyola University medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees
Blake Murphy to assume office at the conclusion of the AMA’s Annual Meeting in June 2020.
AMA adopts policies during second day of voting at Interim Meeting
Policies touch on collecting DNA of refugees, free sunscreen, mobile health apps, veterans’ courts.
AMA calls for total ban on all vaping products not approved by FDA
Very little evidence available about short- and long-term health consequences of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
AMA to ensure future physicians receive health care economics training
AMA calls on medical schools and residency programs to incorporate content on health care economics.
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