Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose epidemic
Learn more about physicians’ actions toward ending the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic—and what still needs to be done.
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Raising her hand to help build U.S. addiction-medicine workforce
Learn how this AMA member in Michigan is working to boost substance-use disorder training in medical school and residency.
Bobby Mukkamala, MD, on steps to address the overdose epidemic
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Bobby Mukkamala, MD, on steps to address the overdose epidemic.
Time to revamp CDC’s problematic 2016 opioid Rx guideline
The CDC should remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises the guideline later this year.
Teaching resident physicians about safe opioid prescribing
Opioids can be an effective treatment for chronic pain, but prescribing them properly requires prudence. Learn more from the AMA.
AMA report shows evolving, deadlier overdose epidemic
AMA cites need to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain or a substance use disorder.
AMA expands online education hub to streamline needs of physicians
AMA Ed Hub™ features new educational content, auto-reporting from partners.
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