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9 MIN READ

New medical school’s founding dean champions diversity and equity

Leonardo Seoane, MD, is the first dean at Xavier Ochsner College of Medicine, which will join four existing historically Black medical schools.

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Medical School Diversity
Health System Spotlight

A time to stand together

With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.

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12 MIN READ

June 28, 2024: National Advocacy Update

New exception for filing No Surprises Act claim due to Change Healthcare cyberattack and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
Doctor listening to heart beat and breathing of patient
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8 MIN READ

Training physicians to serve rural communities, close care gaps

For medical students interested in practicing in small towns, University of Iowa Health Care has a program to build pathways for rural physicians.

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Population Care
Health System Spotlight
AMA Update for June 17, 2024: How the American Medical Association influences policy on value-based care, AI in medicine and more
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19 MIN READ

How the American Medical Association influences policy on value-based care, AI in medicine and more

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about how the AMA affects health care policy.

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Payment & Delivery Models
AMA Update
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19 MIN READ

How the American Medical Association influences policy on value-based care, AI in medicine and more [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about how the AMA affects health care policy.

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Payment & Delivery Models
AMA Update Podcast
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5 MIN READ

June 14, 2024: Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update

AMA comments on 2025 Medicare hospital inpatient payment proposed rule and more in the latest Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
 Bruce A. Scott, MD, at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the HOD
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4 MIN READ

New AMA president will fight for doctors and their patients

Kentucky otolaryngologist Bruce A. Scott, MD, takes over as 179th AMA president and pledges to take on forces that are leading to physician burnout.

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Annual Meeting
Fighting for Physicians
Figure in motion in an operating room corridor
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5 MIN READ

All hands on deck needed to confront physician shortage crisis

About 83 million Americans live in areas that don’t have sufficient access to a primary care physician. That is not acceptable. Here is how to fix it.

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Sustainability
Fighting for Physicians
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4 MIN READ

AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series

AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series examines key advocacy issues from the federal and state levels impacting patients and physicians.

Federal Advocacy