AMA announces policies adopted during Interim Meeting
New policies touch on EHRs and public health surveillance, as well as training program closures.
Loyola University medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees
Blake Murphy to assume office at the conclusion of the AMA’s Annual Meeting in June 2020.
AMA adopts policies during second day of voting at Interim Meeting
Policies touch on collecting DNA of refugees, free sunscreen, mobile health apps, veterans’ courts.
AMA calls for total ban on all vaping products not approved by FDA
Very little evidence available about short- and long-term health consequences of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
AMA to ensure future physicians receive health care economics training
AMA calls on medical schools and residency programs to incorporate content on health care economics.
AMA adopts new policies during first day of voting at Interim Meeting
AMA adopts policies on conversion therapy ban, transgender inclusive EHRs, and racial pay equity in medicine.
AMA sharpens policy to promote reasonable drug prices
Physicians adopt principles for the use of drug price arbitration and international price indices.
New research shows need for re-training on blood pressure measurement
Recent survey indicates that many medical professionals may not receive additional training, regular re-assessment of BP measurement skills
AMA president speaks to delegates at Interim Meeting
AMA President Patrice A. Harris, M.D., detailed AMA’s ongoing efforts to reinforce science and evidence-based approaches to remove barriers to patient care.
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