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.
Changes overdue on how substance-use disorders are covered, treated
The AMA is “laser-focused” on removing barriers to treatment for opioid-use disorder—including eliminating stigma, says the organization’s president, Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
This doctor advocates for pregnant patients with opioid-use disorder
Maternal and fetal medicine fellow Tani Malhotra, MD, knows the fear felt by mothers with opioid-use disorder. She’s working to make better policy to address it.
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