Practice Transformation: Research
AMA’s work in practice transformation aims to create the conditions where joy, purpose & meaning are possible for physicians & other health professionals.
Membership fights burnout
The AMA’s bold advocacy, innovative research and actionable resources help tackle burnout’s key causes. Join the movement to fight burnout and provide relief for physicians.
Amid EHR demands, physicians can’t achieve “flow”
The “deep work of doctoring” happens when physicians can give patients their undivided attention. Learn more with the AMA.
AMA Joy in Medicine recognizes shared commitment to wellness
Organizations recognized through the AMA Joy in Medicine program demonstrate best practices in caring for physicians as well as patients.
The COVID-19 emergency’s over, but 1 in 2 doctors report burnout
Burnout’s down from all-time high in 2021, but new AMA data shows the problem is not going away. Learn more from the AMA’s exclusive survey data.
Measuring and addressing physician burnout
Research shows that large-scale change is needed to address the physician burnout crisis. Learn more about the AMA's efforts.
In pandemic’s wake, only 57% of doctors would choose medicine again
Fewer physicians feel fulfilled, says survey of nearly 2,500 doctors. Learn how health systems can restore joy and meaning in work and reduce burnout.
A rise in burnout led this health system to shift well-being focus
The pandemic has affected everyone differently. That’s why Baptist Health Medical Group is readjusting how they tackle burnout systemwide.
Burnout is a health crisis for doctors—and patients
We need frank talks about how to address the factors driving physician burnout. It’s starting with leadership from the AMA and the U.S. surgeon general.