Sept. 24, 2021: National Advocacy Update
Sweeping $3.5 trillion reconciliation legislation advancing in the House and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Questions still surround cannabis use and public health
More scientific research is needed to fully document the public health, medical and economic consequences tied to cannabis use.
Council on Science & Public Health
Public health: CSAPH reports
Read reports on this topic for the Council on Science & Public Health (CSAPH) presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings.
Why medical students are out to cut telehealth’s red tape
Telehealth is one of three key issues that medical students will be advancing in congressional meetings. Learn more with the AMA.
5 big issues for physicians on Capitol Hill in 2021
This year physicians’ visits are virtual, but advocacy in areas such as health coverage and telehealth hit very close to home.
Preview of the virtual AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 with a preview of the virtual AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference.
AMA urges court to overturn medical cannabis ballot initiative
Following the constitutional amendment map is always important, but especially here with public health at stake, physicians face new liability.
Advancing public health
The AMA leads the charge on public health. Our members are the frontline of patient care, expanding access to care for underserved patients and developing key prevention strategies.