Council on Science & Public Health reports
Download PDFs of CSAPH reports presented at the AMA House of Delegates Interim and Annual Meetings.
Firearms compound the tragedy and trauma of domestic violence
The federal law banning firearm possession by domestic abusers is a lifesaving measure that should be upheld by our nation’s highest court.
You suspect a patient is being abused. What should you do?
Nearly 90% of human-trafficking victims have contact with a health professional while being trafficked. Learn to better identify and help these patients.
Physicians to high court: Keep firearms out of abusers’ hands
Abusive partners with firearms access are five times likelier to kill their victims than unarmed abusers. Learn how sensible restrictions save lives.
AMA urges High Court to keep firearms away from domestic abusers
Upholding law barring domestic violence abusers from possessing firearms is critical to save lives.
Physicians & the health of the community: CEJA reports
Download PDFs of reports on this topic for the Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA) presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings.
Child safety: CSAPH reports
Download PDFs of reports on this topic for the Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH) presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings.
Hold website accountable for selling guns with no background checks
A man shot his wife with a gun he bought on Armslist without a background check. Doctors ask federal court to reinstate a lawsuit against the website.