AMA News

Jun 14, 2018

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.

Recent Articles

Jun 13, 2018

AMA adopts policy opposing “lockout” provisions sought by some states seeking to erect bureaucratic barriers to block patients from Medicaid.

Jun 13, 2018

Reports show pay disparities among male and female physicians after accounting for other factors. The AMA will advocate a wide array of measures to address the issue.

Jun 13, 2018

Physicians define “health equity” as optimal health for all. The move is aimed at eliminating disparities affecting racial and ethnic minorities and other populations.

Jun 13, 2018

With opioid overdose deaths still on the rise, physicians call for improved patient education, and for naloxone to be included in airplane medical kits.

Jun 13, 2018

Licensure application questions on mental health treatment history can discourage physicians from seeking needed treatment. The AMA asks boards to change their practices.