Statement attributed to:
Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH
Chair, American Medical Association Board of Trustees

“The American Medical Association is proud to join PREVENTS and work with the Surgeon General and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to prevent veteran suicide. This effort requires cooperation and coordination, and we commend the Administration for making it a priority.”

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