Women in medicine are trailblazers, advocates and leaders
Despite the inequities we face, women continue to excel at every level of medicine and account for half of all U.S. medical school graduates.
Health reform: How to improve U.S. health care in 2020 and beyond
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.
Why the AMA is committed to a diverse physician workforce
Texas Tech’s decision to no longer consider race in medical school admissions decisions is a setback to the profession’s efforts on diversity and health equity.
New AMA anti-harassment policies the right step for the profession
We take a zero-tolerance approach to harassment. Complaints should be independently and promptly investigated according to the highest standards.
Solution to health plan quandary lies with improved ACA
Medicare for All model would be unsustainable and disrupt the employer-sponsored health coverage that most Americans have and are satisfied with.
We cannot let changes to Title X put women’s health at risk
The AMA and leaders across medicine filed a lawsuit to block the Administration’s rule that would decimate the Title X program and limit the medical advice physicians can give their patients.
Landmark deal on medication-assisted treatment a model for nation
A breakthrough in Pennsylvania eliminates prior authorization for lifesaving treatment for opioid-use disorder. Every other state should follow suit.
Unlocking the potential of digital health care
Health disparities lurk behind hopes for telemedicine and health care AI, writes AMA President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD. Asking the right questions is critical.
Leveraging technology to better monitor and treat patients
Kelly Santomas, MS, RN, senior director of Partners Connected Health, looks at the necessity of using technology to better serve patients.