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AMA statement on Administration’s COVID-19 plan
With rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, AMA is pleased by the Administration’s significant efforts to help get this pandemic under control.
AMA awards research grants to advance the study of women in medicine
AMA Women Physicians Section and AMA Foundation announce winners of 2021 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund.
AMA releases 2022 CPT code set
Updates to medicine’s foundational data-sharing terminology describe COVID-19 vaccinations, tech-inspired services, and chronic care.
AMA announces update to COVID-19 vaccine CPT codes
New provisional codes created for new Pfizer vaccine formulation and booster shots from Moderna and Pfizer.
AMA releases educational resources to advance equity in health care
AMA Ed Hub will feature new modules aimed at addressing the root causes of inequities, including racism and structural determinants of health.
AMA, APhA, ASHP statement on ending use of ivermectin to treat COVID-19
Physician and pharmacist groups oppose the prescribing or dispensing of ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial.
AMA statement on Texas SB8
New law bans virtually all abortions in the state, interfering with patient-physician relationship.
AMA statement on International Overdose Awareness Day
Ending this epidemic is possible, and the AMA is prepared to work with all stakeholders to implement proven solutions.
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AMA in the News: August 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2021.
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