What is osteopathic medicine?
Osteopathic medicine is a distinctive branch of medical practice in the U.S. that emphasizes a “whole-person” approach to diagnosis, treatment and patient care. Learn more.
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Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.
What is Anki?
Anki flashcards are a digital learning tool, using spaced repetition, designed to help medical students effectively learn and retain medical knowledge.
What is the MATE Act?
The MATE Act requires health care professionals who prescribe controlled substances to complete 8 hours of training for treating and managing patients with substance use disorder.
What is high blood pressure?
AMA tools and resources—including communication strategies, infographic and quick guide PDFs—enable physicians to better diagnose and manage high BP while also helping patients take an active role in the process.
What is the COMLEX-USA?
The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA) is the licensing exam administered by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME).
What is physician burnout?
Physician burnout is an epidemic in the U.S. health care system. Learn more what experts are saying about burnout and how to address it with the AMA.
What is telehealth?
Telehealth, telemedicine and related terms generally refer to the exchange of medical information from one site to another through electronic communication—learn more and download the issue brief on equity in telehealth.
What is behavioral health?
Behavioral health refers to mental health and substance use disorders and stress-related symptoms. Find AMA resources on addressing behavioral health and behavioral health integration (BHI).