AMA adopts new policies on final day of Special Meeting
New positions address telehealth confidentiality, medical student training and prescription drug monitoring programs.
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AMA advocacy 2020-2021 efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of our some of our recent efforts.
5 evidence-based steps to end the overdose epidemic
Shame and stigma won’t save lives. Learn with the AMA about what effective policy looks like.
44% drop in opioid Rx since 2011, but overdoses spike. Here’s why.
Learn what’s really driving the worsening epidemic of drug-related overdoses and deaths, and how the AMA is working fervently to end it.
Bobby Mukkamala, MD, reviews the 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Bobby Mukkamala, MD, on findings from the 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Sept. 20, 2021
In the news: COVID-19 booster shots for patients 65+ and those at high risk, administration addressing public health linked to extreme heat, 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report.
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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