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June 14, 2024: National Advocacy Update

Highlights from the 2024 AMA Annual Meeting and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update

Membership Moves Medicine™

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Give Indian Health Service physicians a head start on loan forgiveness

With high medical student-loan debt, doctors entering Indian Health Service face low pay. AMA calls for improving their access to loan forgiveness.

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Medical Residency Personal Finance
Thriving in Residency
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AMA adopts policies to promote Native American health

The AMA House of Delegates, including physician and medical student leaders, adopted policies intended to improve health outcomes for Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

Press Releases
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9 MIN READ

Prioritizing Equity video series

The Prioritizing Equity video series examines how health care equity determines care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health Equity

NCUIH Urban Indian Health Education

Supporting culturally competent health care for urban American Indians and Alaska Natives. Earn CME credits while learning at your own pace.

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What doctors wish patients knew about postpartum care

The postpartum period is a critically important time in maternal health. Baptist Health Medical Group Jennifer Heer Ford, MD, shares more.

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Public Health
What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™
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5 MIN READ

7 keys to improving U.S. maternal health now

Big systemic changes are needed to successfully address the nation’s maternal health crisis. Learn more with the AMA.

Public Health
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AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series: What we need to do—now—to address the maternal health crisis

In this Advocacy Insights webinar, learn about the AMA’s newly released recommendations on maternal health and what approaches are needed.

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Events
Advocacy Insights Webinar Series
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Teaming up with the Cherokee Nation to address doctor shortages

Rural areas are especially hard hit by physician shortages. A medical school affiliated with the Cherokee Nation aims to help fill the gap.

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Sanford Health video visits bring prenatal care to rural areas

With hospital labor-and-delivery units closing throughout Northern Minnesota, Sanford Health’s OB video visits preserve access and improve outcomes.

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Population Care
Health System Spotlight