AMA presents government service award to Illinois chief of police
The AMA presented Village of Mundelein, IL Chief of Police, Eric Guenther with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service.
AMA calls for greater enforcement of Parity Act on 10th anniversary
On 10th anniversary of law requiring parity for coverage of mental health and drug addiction, AMA calls on policymakers for greater enforcement and oversight.
5 reasons to read the surgeon general’s opioid epidemic report
The AMA calls on the nation’s physicians to read this timely new report from the U.S. surgeon general. Find out what you will learn from America’s top doctor.
4 factors that add to stigma surrounding opioid-use disorder
The stigma surrounding opioid-use disorder stands in the way of ending the opioid epidemic. Find out how to overcome stigma and effectively treat opioid-use disorder.
Top 10 stories from the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting
The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on gun violence, health care AI, the cost of health insurance, barriers to opioid-use disorder treatment, and more.
AMA to push for evidence-based treatment in opioid fight
AMA adopted policy to ensure those with substance use disorders receive evidence-based treatment – whether in clinics, hospitals, correctional settings, etc.
Surgeon general to AMA: Look upstream to prevent nation’s ills
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, challenged his fellow AMA delegates to lead a civil discussion on issues critical to helping patients live longer, healthier lives.
AMA report shows national progress toward reversing opioid epidemic
The AMA issued a new report today documenting how physician leadership is advancing the fight against the opioid epidemic.
Training tomorrow’s physicians to help reverse the opioid epidemic
Jason Jerry, MD, uses medication-assisted treatment for patients with opioid-use disorders and teaches residents how they can help reduce harm from the opioid epidemic.