AMA’s 2020 Annual Meeting suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic
While this was a difficult decision, it was necessary based on the science and guidance around COVID-19.
AMA issues guidance to protect med students during COVID-19
Our medical students and residents are important members of the health care workforce in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
AMA urges all governors to adopt stay-at-home orders to fight COVID-19
In this urgent moment, it’s time for all states to start enforcing physical distancing and stay-at-home policies.
AMA highlights mental health resources for physicians during COVID-19
The AMA today announced resources available to help physicians cope with increased levels of distress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Minnesota law protects patients with chronic disease
Minnesota chronic pain patients will have increased access to the medications they need thanks to a new state law.
AMA urges governors to adopt DEA guidance for opioid use disorder
This guidance removes a considerable barrier for many patients during the COVID-19 national emergency and, importantly, allows them to stay at home.
AMA statement on new FDA guidelines for MSM blood donation
The FDA took a step in the right direction today, reducing the blood donation deferral period for men who have sex with men (MSM) from 12 months to three.
AMA backs physician freedom to advocate for patient interests
Patient welfare is the first priority in resolving flashpoints between physicians and hospitals.
AMA supports health care workforce using their own PPE
People working around the clock to combat COVID-19 should not be penalized for protecting themselves.
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