YPS members and news highlights
Read the October YPS highlights for news about YPS members moving medicine and advocating for patients and the medical profession.
About the Young Physicians Section (YPS)
The Young Physicians Section (YPS) works hard to attract young physicians to the AMA
Young Physicians Section (YPS) policymaking
The YPS encourages young physicians to get involved in different parts of the policymaking process.
Q&A: How COVID-19 has expanded spotlight on mental health
Mental health in the age of COVID-19, says AMA member Adrian Jaques H. Ambrose, MD, MPH, has created an increased focus on stigmas, health equity and youth.
Q&A: Helping young doctors exercise the power to make change
Learn why a midcareer physician is dedicated to helping younger physicians experience joy in practice and embrace their roles as advocates.
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.
COVID-19 uncertainty shouldn’t stop young doctors’ financial plans
The pandemic is making for topsy-turvy financial markets, but young physicians still have solid reasons to look at the long term in planning for their golden years.
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