More new moms are dying in U.S. Here’s how to arrest the trend.
U.S. maternal death rates are rising. The AMA’s president tells Congress about concrete actions that can change course for the better.
Native Americans work to grow their own physician workforce
Poverty, education disparities contribute to low Native American medical school enrollment. A program offers a successful pathway for Indians to enter medicine.
Gaining trust through shared identity
Three healers are changing not just how medicine treats patients in their minority communities, but also how it treats their peers.
Inequities in maternal mortality must be attacked head-on
The U.S. is one of only three nations where maternal mortality rates are rising, but 60% of these deaths are preventable, AMA president-elect tells Congress.
AMA presents government service award to director of Alaska Native Epidemiology Center
The AMA presented Dr. Ellen Provost with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Public Service.
Kelly Landeen, MD: A military family set the example to serve
AMA member Kelly Landeen, MD, learned the importance of service early in life and acts on it by helping patients through advocacy.
Billions approved for fight to end opioid epidemic
Omnibus budget bill includes nearly $4 billion for prevention, treatment and enforcement efforts.
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