Preventing human trafficking: Resources for physicians
The American Medical Association encourages the education of physicians about human trafficking, including how to identify and report cases of suspected human trafficking to appropriate authorities, and how to address the victim's medical, legal and social needs.
America's heartbroken physicians demand action on gun violence
AMA members are repulsed by the horrific, deadly trauma of gun violence, which amounts to a public health crisis.
Get ready for AI in health care: Here is the outlook
Enthusiasm for augmented intelligence is tempered by memories of the EHR rollout, which has created an urgency to “do it right, from the start.”
Congress told impact of immigrant children’s trauma may be lifelong
AMA tells Congress that conditions in Customs and Border Protection facilities are inappropriate for children and pregnant women.
Machine learning: 3 ways to tell hype from reliable research
In the too often murky world of health care AI, physician experts offer a roadmap to distinguishing real innovation from black-box promises.
AMA advises U.S. Supreme Court on transgender individuals’ rights
The U.S. Supreme Court has looked to the AMA for a medical definition and the AMA Litigation Center has filed amicus briefs supporting patients’ rights.
FDA must guard against bias in AI, focus on patient outcomes
Physicians urge the agency to address risks and to focus on patient outcomes, particularly for systems that use machine learning.
Resident & Student Finance
Why student-loan forgiveness is making primary care more attractive
A decade’s worth of data from osteopathic medical graduates finds that those making use of loan-forgiveness or repayment programs were likelier to opt for primary care specialties.
Recognizing the patterns of truth
You may have seen the movie based on the life of Bennet I. Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH. Find out the real story behind what he has discovered, in CTE and in letting science lead the way.