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Archive of the House of Delegates Meetings

Download PDFs of the proceedings of the Annual, Interim and Special Meetings of the House of Delegates (HOD) from 2012-2023.

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Luis Seija, MD
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Q&A: How the power of stories can help reshape medicine

As the son of a librarian, AMA member Luis Seija, MD, says physicians must go beyond mere facts to make an impact. Learn more with the AMA.

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Health Equity
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Stethoscopes
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9 principles to guide physician competence assessment at all ages

Physicians are a precious resource. AMA policy aims to ensure that any screening programs are conducted with transparency and based on evidence.

Health Equity
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9 MIN READ

What doctors wish patients knew about long COVID

Even mild SARS-CoV-2 infection can lead to long COVID. And with the transmissibility of the Omicron variant, patients may be concerned about the condition.

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Public Health
What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™
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Proceedings of the November 2021 Special Meeting of the House of Delegates

Download PDFs of the proceedings from the November 2021 Special Meeting of the House of Delegates.

AMA President-elect Jack Resneck, MD, in conversation with author Heather McGhee
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3 MIN READ

What public swimming pools teach us about racism’s costs

They were once landmarks in American cities. Their disappearance shows us how racism can drive policy—even in health care.

Health Equity
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PSLF program waiver: What physician borrowers should know

U.S. Department of Education aims to give doctors and other borrowers a better shot at qualifying for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

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Medical Residency Personal Finance
Thriving in Residency
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3 MIN READ

Dec. 3, 2021: State Advocacy Update

AMA urges nation’s naloxone manufactures to make product OTC and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
Frank Clark, MD
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Q&A: How haiku helps psychiatrist contend with pandemic stress

AMA member Frank Clark, MD, wrote poetry in medical school to cope with depression. Now, with the strain of COVID-19, he crafts haiku.

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Physician Health
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