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AMA podcasts

Compelling research, discussions, opinions and more—enjoy these original podcasts from the AMA for the latest in medicine and patient care.

Publications & Newsletters

AMA Journal of Ethics® CME

Get help navigating ethical challenges you may face in your professional life. Browse a curated collection of CME articles and podcasts drawn from issues of the AMA Journal of Ethics®.

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What should an inpatient psychiatric care site look like?

Reducing patients’ risks of harm to themselves or others needs to be viewed in the context of therapeutic goals. Learn more.

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COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) resource center for physicians

The AMA is closely monitoring COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) developments. Learn more with the AMA's COVID-19 resource center.

Public Health
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How curbing climate change can help stop the next viral pandemic

Seventy-five percent of emerging infectious diseases start out in animals, and climate change is worsening the trend. Learn more with the AMA.

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Why future doctors must learn Holocaust’s awful lessons

German physicians traveled a horrendous path from healing to killing. Medical schools can teach this tragic history to better shape tomorrow’s physicians.

ChangeMedEd Initiative
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To advance equity, examine critical pedagogies in medical education

Learn with the AMA how critical pedagogies in health professions education can equip and motivate learners to advance health equity.

Ethics
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How to respond when “turfing” displaces patient welfare

The problematic nature of poorly executed patient placement decisions is long overdue for change. Learn how to start the conversation.   

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Is your patient lonely? There may be a prescription for that

The surgeon general says loneliness can be as dangerous as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Learn how “social prescriptions” could help.

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How geriatric psychiatry can provide care that older adults deserve

Pervasive ageism and workforce shortage concerns raise contemporary clinical and ethical questions on mental health care of older adults. Learn more.

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