The opioid epidemic and emerging public health policy priorities
Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, of the Department of Health and Human Services, explores this national problem, along with potential solutions.
Proposal would roll back LGBTQ protections. That’s an awful idea.
The AMA is condemning a proposed rule that would permit discrimination against LGBTQ people, women, immigrants, minorities and other patients.
AMA adopts new public health policies to improve health of nation
AMA adopts policies supporting plans to end the HIV epidemic, decriminalize HIV status non-disclosure, and access to contraception for incarcerated persons.
Supreme Court looks to AMA for guidance in big health care cases
The AMA’s input has helped shape rulings on everything from alcoholism and transgender rights to medical privacy and the Affordable Care Act.
AMA Adopts New Policies at 2018 Interim Meeting
The AMA voted to adopt new policies on emerging health care topics during the voting session of its Interim Meeting.
Members Move Medicine: Pursuing prevention despite the obstacles
AMA member Megan Ranney, MD, is an emergency physician and researcher who is focusing on the intersection between digital health and violence prevention.
Limit junk-food ads that contribute to childhood obesity
AMA wants legislation to limit such marketing. Physicians also call for language-appropriate sex ed for students who lack English proficiency.