Physicians united to push firearm background checks bill
Legislation reflecting AMA policy on background checks for firearm purchases is likely to pass the U.S. House, but may face a tough test in the Senate.
AMA to court: Illegal firearm sales are public health emergency
The AMA and Wisconsin Medical Society stake physicians’ role in the debate over how to address gun violence.
Online gun bazaar can’t dodge accountability
In a brief to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, AMA and WMS assert owners of online firearms marketplace, Armslist, can’t escape liability firearm violence harm.
8 physician advocacy wins that set the stage for 2019
Despite D.C. turmoil, doctors score key victories at national, state levels on physician payment, gun violence, regulatory relief and more. Find out the AMA’s 2019 policy targets.
Liked, loved, shared: What got physicians talking this year
Physician actions in areas such as gun violence, professional burnout and immigration policy struck home with readers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Talking firearms in the exam room: 3 cases where it matters
A CME module from the AMA offers new insight on how physicians can have effective conversations to help patients at high risk of firearm violence.
AMA: New online education to help physicians promote firearm safety
New educational module aims to assist physicians in effectively communicating with patients about reducing the risk of firearm injury and death.
5 ways the midterms shook up the U.S. health care agenda for 2019
Prescription-drug pricing, gun violence and ACA-stabilization efforts are among the issues that could see new life next year.
AMA president outlines efforts to attack dysfunction in health care
Dr. McAneny also issues urgent calls for physician leadership to help reduce gun violence in America, end harassment in medicine