Report shows decreases in opioid prescribing, increase in overdoses
The AMA is urging policymakers to join physicians to reduce mortality and improve patient outcomes by removing barriers to evidence-based care.
City-level data reveals health inequities are far from inevitable
New book from AMA researcher details how research, equity-focused data analysis and community mobilization can help slash health inequities.
Medicare & Medicaid
Congress must tackle Medicare pay, telehealth in reconciliation
Massive budget-reconciliation package should stop 2022 Medicare physician payment cliff and keep telehealth’s momentum going after pandemic.
Empowering Black communities to boost COVID-19 vaccination
Medical student LaShyra “Lash” Nolen, an AMA member, leads a project to deliver culturally sensitive, accurate information in marginalized communities.
Women in Medicine Month 2020 highlights
Highlights from 2020 Women in Medicine Month, including videos and webinars.
LaShyra Nolen empowers Black community with accurate COVID info
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing how to empower the Black community with accurate COVID-19 info.
Doctors urge FDA action on new menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars
New cigarettes marketed as boosting “menthol to more menthol” while cigars boast chocolate and vanilla swirl. Time for feds to put a stop to them.
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