Where the AMA stands on 7 of the year’s biggest health care issues
From the E/M overhaul to the opioid epidemic, here’s how the AMA has shown itself to be the physician’s powerful ally in health care this year.
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Catch this year’s must-listen medical podcasts
Physician well-being, public health and the details of physician contacts were topics that generated interest, and podcast downloads, this year.
This doctor advocates for pregnant patients with opioid-use disorder
Maternal and fetal medicine fellow Tani Malhotra, MD, knows the fear felt by mothers with opioid-use disorder. She’s working to make better policy to address it.
Doctors back innovative local efforts to battle opioid epidemic
Communities’ situations are unique, but a strategy effective in fighting the opioid epidemic in one area can have useful lessons for programs elsewhere.
AMA touts pathways to train more addiction medicine physicians
Only one in 10 patients with a substance-use disorder receives treatment. New pathways give doctors a chance to become addiction medicine specialists to fill that treatment gap.
AMA president speaks to delegates at Interim Meeting
AMA President Patrice A. Harris, M.D., detailed AMA’s ongoing efforts to reinforce science and evidence-based approaches to remove barriers to patient care.
With bold actions, physicians earn public’s trust: AMA president
Doctors can use the public’s faith in them to fiercely advocate for the greater good, Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, says in the AMA House of Delegates’ opening session.