Paul Offit, MD, discusses the importance of pediatric COVID vaccination
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the importance of pediatric COVID-19 vaccination.
How the pandemic sent childhood immunization rates plummeting
Research shows what happened when parents and kids stayed home—and stayed away from the doctor. Learn what’s needed to catch up.
Seize the opportunity to vaccinate younger kids against COVID-19
The decision to authorize a reduced-dosage COVID-19 vaccine for children 5–11 years old will help our nation bring this pandemic to an end.
AMA president urges patients and physicians to reengage
Prevention, chronic disease management and mental health care all dropped off during the pandemic. Now is the time to get them going again.
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AMA in the News: August 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2021.
What doctors wish patients knew about COVID-19 herd immunity
Herd immunity can protect the vulnerable from COVID-19, but the Delta variant makes it harder to reach. Two AMA members share what patients must know.
Gerald Harmon, MD, says don't socially distance from your doctor
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with AMA President Gerald Harmon, MD, about patients returning to care.
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.