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
Stronger background-check system needed for gun purchases
States should require relevant mental health records be reported to national database, the AMA says.
AMA adopts policy to bolster firearm background checks
AMA calls on states to strengthen their reporting of mental health records to NICS to help prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, says the AMA is fighting the forces that make the U.S. health system so dysfunctional.
Top 5 issues to watch at the 2018 AMA Interim Meeting
Track the big issues that physicians, residents and medical students will consider at their meeting Nov. 8–13 in National Harbor, Maryland.