Stopping the scourge of social media misinformation on vaccines
The spread of vaccine-preventable disease has been matched by the spread of misinformation on vaccines. It’s time for social media’s top CEOs to step up to the plate.
AMA urges tech giants to combat vaccine misinformation
AMA sends letter to CEOs of leading tech and social media companies urging them to ensure user access to accurate, scientifically-sound vaccine information.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Medical students as change agents? How these six are doing it
The winners of a recent competition highlight how medical students can be catalysts for change at the health systems level.
AMA presents government service award to former state senator
The AMA presented former Oklahoma Sen. Ervin Yen, MD, the Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service for his dedication to improving public health.
A simpler approach for a hard task: getting adults vaccinated
The 2019 adult immunization schedule gets a makeover aimed at helping physicians tell at a glance what their adult patients need to maximize their protection.
Ring in new year with AMA’s 10 tips for your patients’ health
America’s physicians offer these recommendations to share with patients. Following this advice can make a big difference this year.
AMA offers 10 health recommendations for New Year's resolutions
With the new year quickly approaching, the AMA is offering 10 recommendations to help make impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.
How to get patients on board with immunization
Vaccine-preventable diseases kill 50,000 adults each year. Find out how to address patients’ fears and overcome other barriers to get them immunized.
HHS should withdraw proposal on health care conscience rights
The proposed rule would undermine patient access to medical care and information, the AMA said in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.