AMA in the News

AMA in the News: September 2019

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. Taking surprise out of medical bills

    1. Albuquerque Journal, Sept. 29, 2019
    2. Former AMA president on the importance of independent dispute resolution (IDR) as the path forward for surprise billing legislation. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)
  2. Will There Ever Be Health Equity in the U.S.? Community involvement is key, experts at The Atlantic Forum agree 

    1. U.S. News and World Report, Sept. 26, 2019
    2. On optimizing and equalizing social determinants of health.
  3. Fighting physician burnout earns Northwestern, other medical groups recognition from AMA 

    1. Chicago Tribune, Sept. 25, 2019 
    2. AMA’s Joy in Medicine program recognizes health systems making strides towards fighting physician burnout.
  4. AMA doles out $400K in grants to 15 medical institutions

    1. Becker’s Hospital Review, Sept. 19, 2019
    2. Announcing recipients of Accelerating Change in Medical Education Innovation Grant Program. (Publication subscription is required for full or unlimited access.)
  5. AMA Awards Multiple Innovation Grants to Medical Schools

    1. Medscape, Sept. 19, 2019
    2. Announcing recipients of Accelerating Change in Medical Education Innovation Grant Program. (Free registration is required to view content.)
  6. Judge sides with doctors and blocks North Dakota abortion counseling law

    1. CNN, Sept. 18, 2019
    2. On reversal of N.D. compelled speech law regarding medication abortions.
  7. It's time to respect women leaders, three AMA heads say

    1. Modern Healthcare, Sept. 16, 2019
    2. Q&A with three consecutive female AMA presidents during Women in Medicine Month.
  8. Trump Calls for Ban On Non-Tobacco Flavored Vaping Products

    1. National Public Radio: Morning Edition, Sept. 12, 2019
    2. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Patrice Harris, president of the American Medical Association, about President Trump's anticipated announcement banning non-tobacco-flavored vaping products.
  9. At AMA, for the first time, 3 presidents—past, present and future—are all women

    1. Fierce Healthcare, Sept. 5, 2019 
    2. Coverage of three consecutive female AMA presidents during Women in Medicine Month.