The AMA and the Wisconsin Medical Society are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a case involving a website that facilitates illegal firearms sales.
In epidemics, physicians must balance their ethical obligation to patients with their responsibility for public health. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics provides guidance.
Preventing ergonomic injuries not only helps keep the physician comfortable, but it makes the workplace safer. Follow these steps to reduce injuries.
Their path toward moving medicine converged more than a decade ago in the AMA House of Delegates. Now their shared purpose starts closer to home.
The health care system is changing fast, and future physicians need to understand their role and ethical obligations in helping ensure patients’ health and well-being is maximized, while the costs are minimized, in an environment that provides a patient-centered experience.
With eight new modules coming to the AMA GME Competency Program, the educational offerings for medical residents are now more comprehensive than ever before.
Most medical schools either require or encourage physician shadowing hours. Learn what to do when shadowing a doctor.
You're looking to create change in the medical field while you're a student. Find out why it’s rewarding from those who currently are making waves
See how U.S. Supreme Court justices looked to AMA policy and research to change its views toward alcoholism and other alcohol-related matters.
The U.S. Supreme Court has looked to the AMA for a medical definition and the AMA Litigation Center has filed amicus briefs supporting patients’ rights.
The AMA offers membership to international medical school graduates (IMGs) who are currently ECFMG-certified and are waiting to match into a U.S. residency program (GME position).
Headspace is the meditation and mindfulness app helping health care professionals live happier and healthier.
The HOD speakers welcome comments for reports under development for the upcoming 2019 Interim Meeting and the 2020 Annual Meeting.
Access the information submitted for consideration at the AMA House of Delegates Interim Meeting.
See how the Council on Long Range Planning & Development (CLRPD) studies long-term strategic issues related to AMA’s vision, goals and priorities.
The Council on Long Range Planning and Development (CLRPD) works on projects based on actions of the AMA House of Delegates or Board of Trustees.
Some of the current projects of the CLRPD include:
International Medical Graduates Section members can also be members of an International Medical Graduates Section Committee.
There are nearly 90,000 female members of the AMA, working to increase the number of women physicians in leadership positions.
AMA member Michael C. Lubrano, MD, was “hooked” on medicine after volunteering in the outpatient chemotherapy infusion unit at his local hospital.
Health insurance should cost less and work better for those who already have it, and should be much easier to obtain for those who don’t.
International Medical Graduates
The International Medical Graduates Section (IMGS) works to advocate for issues that impact international medical graduates