COVID-19: Tackling the N95 shortage with novel decontamination
Learn more about how the University of Nebraska Medical Center implemented a promising new approach to decontaminate N95 respirator masks for repeat use.
On U.S. front lines of COVID-19 care—a time for clear thinking
Find out how a Chicago-area hospital implemented COVID-19 treatment procedures to help calm patient and hospital staff fears.
When global health emergencies strike, how should doctors respond?
Because epidemics are complex, coordinated responses across many disciplines are needed. Find out more from the AMA.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Medical students as change agents? How these six are doing it
The winners of a recent competition highlight how medical students can be catalysts for change at the health systems level.
Former acting U.S. surgeon general earns AMA’s top honor
From ground zero of the Ebola crisis to New York’s ground zero, Boris Lushniak, MD, MPH, served with distinction.
How epidemics take lives and bring global health into focus
A tropical medicine physician talks at TEDMED about his terrifying ordeal at the start of the SARS outbreak in Vietnam.
Physician who contracted Ebola among award winners
Dr. Kent Brantly, medical director of the only Ebola treatment unit in southern Liberia, received the AMA Foundation the Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine. Three other physicians received awards for exemplifying medicine’s highest values: leadership, community service and dedication to treating underserved patients.
Medicare & Medicaid
10 top issues that impacted physicians in 2014
A number of regulatory, public health and practice issues took center stage for the medical profession this year. See the 10 topics that made some of the biggest waves among the physician community in 2014—and learn how they played out.
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