Opioid epidemic: Huge funding boost needed to close treatment gap
Administrative and insurance barriers continue to block access to treatment, AMA President-elect Susan R. Bailey, MD, tells Congress.
Patient Support & Advocacy
What’s at stake in this week’s CVS-Aetna merger hearing
Unprecedented federal court hearing on $70 billion deal demonstrates AMA’s effectiveness in challenging the anticompetitive consolidation of certain health care markets.
Medical School Life
How to get involved in advocacy work as a medical student
Looking to advocate for change as a med student? Here’s some advice from medical students who are making a difference.
2019 Medical Student Advocacy & Region Conference (MARC)
The 2019 American Medical Association Medical Student Advocacy & Region Conference (MARC) was held March 7-9, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Prior authorization hurdles have led to serious adverse events
The AMA issued the new findings from its annual survey exploring physician experiences with prior authorization programs.
8 physician advocacy wins that set the stage for 2019
Despite D.C. turmoil, doctors score key victories at national, state levels on physician payment, gun violence, regulatory relief and more. Find out the AMA’s 2019 policy targets.
5 ways the midterms shook up the U.S. health care agenda for 2019
Prescription-drug pricing, gun violence and ACA-stabilization efforts are among the issues that could see new life next year.
Members Move Medicine: She explains to legislators what matters
AMA member Gunjan Malhotra, MD, is a diagnostic radiology resident who loves making an impact on medicine through the AMA House of Delegates.
AMA mapping tool identifies where workforce needs are greatest
The free, newly updated and mobile-friendly AMA Health Workforce Mapper offers more publicly accessible data on physician and nonphysician workforces.