Feb. 5, 2021: National Advocacy Update
Expanding patients’ access to buprenorphine and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Teaching resident physicians about safe opioid prescribing
Opioids can be an effective treatment for chronic pain, but prescribing them properly requires prudence. Learn more from the AMA.
The pandemic’s not over, and the overdose epidemic is getting worse
COVID-19 is leaving a growing number of Americans isolated and desperate, exacerbating the opioid epidemic that killed nearly 72,000 in U.S. last year.
Oct. 23, 2020: State Advocacy Update
AMA supports Colorado physicians' efforts to increase access to comprehensive pain care and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic.
How patients’ trauma perpetuates the nation’s overdose epidemic
To end the drug overdose epidemic, experts say to take holistic view, focus on preventing overdoses in general and avoid fixating on a specific drug.
Patrice Harris, MD, MA, discusses the nation's drug overdose epidemic
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the nation's drug overdose epidemic and COVID-19.
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