5 steps physicians can take to get rid of “stupid stuff”
Needless tasks have exacted a toll on doctors’ daily workload. Learn more with the AMA about how to slash administrative burdens.
Look for fast fixes to cut “stupid stuff” that burdens doctors
Ask physicians to detail the administrative burdens that interfere with care, hurt well-being. Sometimes the fix can be as simple as “just do it.”
7 ways to cope with moral distress during COVID-19
The pandemic’s ethical challenges can cause emotional upset and distress. A Johns Hopkins physician advises on how maintain empathy and integrity.
How to celebrate progress on cutting doctors’ clerical burdens
Physicians and others are more willing to point out sources of practice inefficiency when they see proof that change is possible. Learn more with the AMA.
Patient Support & Advocacy
8 reasons patients don't take their medications
Patients can be reluctant to tell a physician they don’t take their medications. It’s important to learn why in order to improve medication adherence.
How lean thinking can shape the fight against physician burnout
Learn more from the AMA about one strategy for reducing physician burnout: a lean-informed approach that supports a culture of continuous improvement.
Even small drop in task load can cut odds of physician burnout
Learn more with the AMA about what new research is revealing about the relationship between physicians’ administrative burdens and their well-being.
Help Move Medicine
Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.