AMA in the News: October 2022


AMA in the News covers media coverage and mentions about the American Medical Association. Find articles recognizing our efforts in health care, advocacy, medical education and improvements in public health. Read coverage on the achievements of our leadership and the members of the AMA community.

  1. In a Post-Roe America, doctors are increasingly willing to get political

    1. MSNBC, Oct. 23, 2022
    2. Jack Resneck Jr., MD, president of the American Medical Association, joined MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin to discuss what this shift could mean for women and American politics.
  2. Trans kids don’t have the ‘regrets’ Republicans cynically claim

    1. Washington Post, Oct. 21, 2022
    2. The research, published in the prestigious medical journal the Lancet, adds to a large and ever-growing body of evidence that gender-affirming care, a broad term that includes physical and mental health services, is critical health care for transgender youth. That evidence is compelling enough that a laundry list of medical societies, including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Endocrine Society, have affirmed their support of access to this kind of care. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)
  3. AMA urges Chicago’s civic, business leaders to invest in health equity

    1. Chicago Business, Oct. 14, 2022
    2. The American Medical Association is calling on Chicago’s business and civic leaders to join it in funding initiatives that improve the health and economic vitality of some of the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)
  4. New AMA report calls for state regulation of drug price middlemen

    1. Yahoo Finance, Oct. 13, 2022
    2. The American Medical Association (AMA) released a new report Thursday (PDF) that puts pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) back in focus as a key player in high drug costs.
  5. American Medical Association launches 'Get My Flu Shot' campaign

    1. KVUE, Oct. 12, 2022
    2. Flu season is upon us. Willie Underwood III, MD, MSc, MPH, with the American Medical Association joined KVUE Midday to discuss the launch of the annual "Get My Flu Shot" campaign.
  6. 'People and policymakers are finally getting it': AMA President Dr. Jack Resneck Jr. on the fight to fix prior authorization, physician burnout

    1. Becker's Hospital Review, Oct. 10, 2022
    2. Becker's recently sat down with Jack Resneck Jr., MD, to speak about the AMA's Recovery Plan for American's Physicians—a five-prong initiative centered around reducing burnout—along with payer-provider commercial contract breaks and the role of the AMA in the wake of restrictive reproductive and gender-affirming care laws nationwide.
  7. AMA, providers seek federal investigation into threats against transgender care

    1. Chicago Business, Oct. 6, 2022
    2. The American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association and the Children’s Hospital Association wrote a joint letter (PDF) to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday requesting an investigation into the increasing number of threats being lodged against hospitals, clinicians and patients. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)