Battling physician burnout one inappropriate form at a time
A majority of states have revised their medical licensure application forms to support physician well-being. Credentialing forms is the next step.
AMA advocacy efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
How to ensure application questions support physician wellness
Application questions about past diagnosis or treatment impede physicians’ well-being. Learn how to get them changed where you practice.
AMA works to address stigma, barriers in LGBTQ+ care
Find out how the HIV/AIDS crisis helped propel the AMA to step up efforts to address LGBTQ+ health inequities.
Boosting treatment for incarcerated pregnant patients with SUDs
Pregnant people with a substance use disorder have the same right to treatment as any other person with an SUD. Learn more.
HIV, STIs, Viral Hepatitis and LTBI Routine Screening Toolkit for Community Health Centers and Emergency Departments
This toolkit was developed with input from health care professionals and was designed for clinicians working in community health centers.
Narcan lands OTC approval: What it means for patients, doctors
The drug’s manufacturer and retailers must help ensure the lifesaving opioid overdose-reversal medication is widely available at an affordable price.
Stepping up to help pregnant patients with substance-use disorders
AMA member Ruchi Fitzgerald, MD, helps run an innovative effort to help pregnant patients and others with substance-use disorder get lifesaving care.