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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.