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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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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Jan. 29, 2024

In the news: Syphilis and measles on the rise, hundreds of foodborne illness outbreaks unreported each year, new COVID vaccines prevent symptoms and more.

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Prioritizing Equity video series

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

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Supporting culturally competent health care for urban American Indians and Alaska Natives.  

AMA Update for Jan. 8, 2024: How tribal medical education programs could solve the rural health care crisis with Natasha Bray, DO
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How tribal medical education programs could solve the rural health care crisis with Natasha Bray, DO

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about tribal medical education programs.

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How tribal medical education programs could solve the rural health care crisis with Natasha Bray, DO [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about tribal medical education programs.

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Indian Health Service must act to lower staff physician vacancies

The Indian Health Service has reported regional staff vacancy rates of up to 41%. Learn with the AMA about how to address these physician shortages.

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Physician leader is driven to give back to her Navajo community

Dermatology resident Shannon Zullo, MD, chairs the AMA Minority Affairs Section. Growing up in Navajo Nation ignited a desire to serve her community.

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Apache physician aims to create more doctors who look like him

As a mentor on his reservation and advocate in organized medicine, Sylvestor A. Moses, MD, PhD, hopes to increase pathways for Native Americans to become physicians.

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