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3 MIN READ

Time for new ideas to address rising drug shortages

Drug shortages are at highest levels since 2014. Learn about AMA policy to address the shortages that negatively affect patient care across the U.S.

Public Health

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4 MIN READ

What do disabled physicians need to flourish? Try asking

Learn more with AMA member Joanna Turner Bisgrove, MD, a family physician who successfully practices with a hearing impairment.

Health Equity
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5 MIN READ

Reforms needed to alleviate persistent drug shortages

Federal regulators and Congress need to act now to eliminate persistent drug shortages that threaten patient health and well-being.

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Leadership
Leadership Viewpoints
3 MIN READ

About the Council on Science & Public Health (CSAPH)

See how CSAPH works to represent the AMA’s core belief that scientific evidence is the basis for improving the quality of patient care.

Council on Science & Public Health
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3 MIN READ

AMA encourages school districts utilizing school resource officers to develop MOUs

The AMA House of Delegates adopted policy aimed at ensuring school districts that choose to employ SROs explicitly define their roles and responsibilities.

Press Releases
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3 MIN READ

Growth of self-directed testing raises risks of patient confusion

Direct-access tests—also called self-service labs—can be misunderstood or misinterpreted by patients. The AMA adopts new policy to protect patients.

Public Health
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5 MIN READ

4 big lessons from COVID-19 for the next public health emergency

The pandemic exposed significant, longstanding gaps in the U.S. public health system. A coalition led by Kaiser Permanente seeks to help fill them.

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Public Health
Health System Spotlight
5 MIN READ

Candidate for election at 2023 Annual Meeting: Corliss Varnum, MD

Read the candidate profile for Corliss Varnum, MD, running for a position on the Council on Science & Public Health at the 2023 Annual Meeting elections.

AMA Elections
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Candidate for election at 2023 Annual Meeting: Ankush Bansal, MD

Read the candidate profile for Ankush Bansal, MD, who is running for Council on Science & Public Health at the 2023 Annual Meeting elections.

AMA Elections