Diabetes prevention message not getting through? What you can do
More than a quarter of adults eligible for a diabetes prevention program express interest in participating, but few are being referred.
Avneet Soin: Preparing to shape policy
AMA member and medical student Avneet Soin has already started on the path blazed by physicians committed to public health and health policy advocacy.
Patient Support & Advocacy
In dermatology, health disparities can be skin deep
Some cutaneous diseases happen more frequently in patients of color. They also present differently than in white patients or are misunderstood.
How physicians are tackling health care disparities
Recently I attended the National Indian Health Board’s annual meeting, where about 1,000 people from 500 tribes across the country met to discuss Native American health care issues, advocacy and policy. I was able to learn about the unique challenges Native American physicians and their patients face.