AMA statement on Justice Department settlement with Purdue Pharma
Any settlement should be used exclusively for data collection, research, education, overdose prevention, stigma elimination, and evidence-based treatment.
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic.
AMA in the News
AMA in the News: August 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2020.
How to tackle health inequities with science, data during pandemic
Longstanding inequities have been magnified during COVID-19. There are ways to set things right for path ahead.
The opioid epidemic: What is the physician’s responsibility?
With the growing opioid crisis, pain management and approaches to prescribing have taken on a new ethical component. Learn more from the AMA Journal of Ethics.
How patients’ trauma perpetuates the nation’s overdose epidemic
To end the drug overdose epidemic, experts say to take holistic view, focus on preventing overdoses in general and avoid fixating on a specific drug.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Health experts discuss the nation's drug overdose epidemic
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the nation's drug overdose epidemic and COVID-19.
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