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  1. Viewpoint: FDA must lift discriminatory blood-donor policy

    1. Windy City Times, Jan. 26, 2022
    2. A viewpoint by Gerald E. Harmon, MD, about the discriminatory blood donor policy.
  2. COVID Omicron answers with AMA President Dr. Gerald Harmon

    1. Fox 24 Charleston, Jan. 20, 2022
    2. The president of the American Medical Association discussed the latest about the COVID-19 Omicron variant and the Ad Council’s “It’s Up to You” Campaign encouraging people to get vaccinated.
  3. Employers should help reduce the toll of COVID-19

    1. Crain’s Chicago Business, Jan. 14, 2022
    2. The decision on the OSHA mandate by the Supreme Court will further undermine efforts to curb this grave public health crisis, the president of the AMA argues in an exclusive Crain's op-ed. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)
  4. AMA’s new language guide is a step toward health equity

    1. STAT, Jan. 11, 2022
    2. The American Medical Association published “Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative, and Concepts” late October 2021. It encourages doctors to address the upstream social causes of health inequities, such as unsafe housing conditions, and to center care around their patients’ lived experiences.
  5. How the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19 is creating unnecessary confusion

    1. PBS News Hour, Jan. 10, 2022
    2. Gerald Harmon, MD, discusses the CDC’s guidance on COVID-19.
  6. CDC's new COVID-19 isolation guidance called out by American Medical Association

    1. Fox News, Jan. 7, 2022
    2. American Medical Association weighs in on the CDC‘s recommendations.
  7. AMA pleads with Supreme Court to uphold vaccine mandates

    1. Becker’s Hospital Review, Jan.  4, 2022
    2. The American Medical Association filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court on Dec. 30 urging the court to uphold the federal government's mandatory vaccinations and testing requirements for large businesses.
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