Physician Advocacy

AMA Health Workforce Mapper
Aug 29, 2016

Information about the distribution of physicians, hospital locations and population data is available in an AMA interactive health workforce mapper. It can answer questions about physician shortages, health care access, and more.

Recent Articles

Jan 19, 2017

What role can physicians play in the review of proposed health plan mergers? They offer front-line insight on potential marketplace harms to patients.

Jan 18, 2017

Experts explain the early successes of telemedicine and the work that must be done to encourage its expanded use in clinical practice.

Jan 17, 2017

The AMA brings to light a coding-update glitch that could have led to unfairly applied penalties.

Jan 16, 2017

Physicians, pharmacists, data analysts and policy makers have been working together to reverse the opioid epidemic.

Jan 12, 2017

Health care transformation is a continuing commitment, and if physicians do not lead the way then changes will be thrust upon them.