The speaker steps up
From awestruck medical student observer of the AMA House Delegates to service as its speaker, Bruce A. Scott, MD, has tirelessly worked for patients and physicians for more than three decades.
The pioneers of zero suicide take on a new frontier
A laser focus on gun safety in the home has helped Henry Ford Medical Group dramatically reduce suicide among its patients with depression. Now the group’s leaders are targeting the stalemate that has stifled evidence-based action on gun violence.
Restoring trust in vaccines
For physician scientist and father of an adult daughter with autism, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, there’s no backing down as he sets his sights on putting vaccine misinformation in the past.
Revealing the ripples of burnout
After years of leading efforts to understand the magnitude of the burnout epidemic, researchers Lotte N. Dyrbye, MD, MHPE, and Colin P. West, MD, PhD, look to the next challenge: quantifying the impact of solutions.
Well-being 101: Elevate the conversation
At the University of Nebraska Medical Center, students learn the importance of recognizing one’s limits, but more importantly, not to fear talking about it.
A quest to never waste a step
Christine Sinsky, MD, brings personal experience and pragmatism to the AMA’s powerful work to transform contemporary medical practice and prevent physician burnout. And she will not stop until health care’s dysfunction is defunct.
The power of the kitchen table consult
Their path toward moving medicine converged more than a decade ago in the AMA House of Delegates. Now their shared purpose starts closer to home.