Q&A: Adversity drives medical student’s congressional advocacy
Having experienced homelessness as a teenager, medical student Reilly Bealer aspires to address health care inequities through her position with the AMA.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Experts discuss the pandemic’s impact on the opioid epidemic
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See the latest daily video update on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the opioid epidemic.
How Chicago doctors work to limit COVID-19 spread among homeless
“Stay home, save lives” is a helpful public health slogan for most, but impossible for people without a dwelling. Learn what physicians at Rush University Medical Center are doing to help.
Aleesha Shaik, MD, MPH: Giving a voice to those without homes
AMA member Aleesha Shaik, MD, MPH, started a project to speak with homeless people across the country and better understand this public health crisis.
Homeless people need more help, not stays in jail: AMA
People living on the streets are at higher risk of health problems, and laws that criminalize their existence only worsen their troubles.
AMA to address health of individuals experiencing homelessness
The AMA adopted policy addressing the health and social needs of persons experiencing homelessness.
Making house calls to those without homes
The medical and psychosocial needs of patients experiencing homelessness are often dire. How one medical student has led the charge to meet those needs in Buffalo, New York.
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