AMA adopts policy to prevent further spread of vector-borne diseases
Due to the increasing threat of vector-borne diseases in the U.S., new AMA policy calls for improved surveillance for vector-borne diseases.
New policy aimed at increasing diversity in physician workforce
The AMA will work to establish health care career pipeline programs, or “pathway programs”— to draw students from diverse backgrounds into medicine.
AMA adopts new policies at 2019 Annual Meeting
The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates voted this week at its 2019 Annual Meeting to adopt new policies.
AMA passes opioid policies to end barriers to non-opioid treatment
The AMA approved several opioid-related policies intended to put the focus of pain treatment back on patients and away from arbitrary third-party controls.
AMA adopt policy, integrate augmented intelligence in physician training
The AMA adopted policy aimed at incorporating augmented intelligence (AI) into medical education.
AMA: Put augmented intelligence in practice of medicine
Delegates to the AMA endorsed a host of policy recommendations that would keep the focus on AI’s role in enhancing patient care, improving population health.
AMA efforts aimed at preventing medical student and physician suicide
The AMA adopted policy today aimed at better understanding the incidence of depression and suicide among physicians and physicians-in-training.
AMA to fund graduate medical education, address physician shortages
The AMA adopted policy at its Annual Meeting today to build upon its efforts aimed at modernizing and increasing funding for GME.
PHOTO: Historic first, AMA to have three consecutive female presidents
Following the election of Susan R. Bailey, M.D., as AMA president-elect, the AMA for the first time will have three consecutive female physicians as president.
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