Top 10 stories from the November 2020 AMA Special Meeting
Amid a tragic tide of COVID-19 cases, physicians from across the U.S. gathered virtually to improve public health during the pandemic and beyond.
AMA to help shape clear criteria for compassionate release of inmates
Delegates adopted policies aimed at allowing compassionate release for seriously ill inmates and preventing the spread of disease in correctional facilities.
AMA policy calls for more COVID-19 prevention for congregate settings
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen the virus spread quickly in high-density populations, particularly in correctional facilities.
November 2020 AMA Special Meeting is underway—4 issues to watch
Track the big issues that physicians, residents and medical students will consider at their virtual meeting Nov. 13–17.
AMA webinar series: Project Firstline–CDC’s new national training collaborative for infection control
On Oct. 29, 2020, the AMA hosted the third webinar in the "COVID-19: What physicians need to know" series.
COVID-19 health equity initiatives: Meharry Medical College
Meharry Medical College works in Nashville to expand COVID-19 testing teams in prisons and churches via mobile operations.
COVID-19 health equity initiatives: Michigan Public Health Institute
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Public Health Institute, on behalf of the Michigan Justice Fund, has addressed health disparities among the incarcerated.
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