8 keys to end the nation’s drug-overdose epidemic
The CDC is reporting a record-breaking annual toll of nearly 90,000 U.S. overdose deaths. Learn about the policy steps needed to stem the tide.
Meet the AMA’s Capitol Hill allies protecting patients and practices
Learn how a diverse group of lawmakers has worked with the AMA to carry favorable legislation over the finish line and block harmful measures.
Q&A: Training the physicians who will fight resurgent opioid epidemic
Eradicating stigma is a major part of Dr. Alëna Balasanova’s work to better integrate substance-use treatment into medicine and medical training.
June 5, 2020: National Advocacy Update
AMA makes recommendations to CMS on rural maternal health care and more National Advocacy Update news.
After his son’s death, Massachusetts physician seeks to help others
James Baker, MD, whose son died of an overdose at 23, provides phone support to primary care doctors treating patients with substance-use disorders.
Expanding access to pain and addiction treatment in rural Missouri
Kurt Bravata, MD, is helping to build out the badly needed access points for evidence-based treatment.
AMA honors government service on addiction, infectious diseases
Winners of the AMA Dr. Nathan Davis Award share what pushes them to seek improvements in public health.
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