New med students have low distress levels, but that changes quickly and can worsen in residency and in practice. The AMA is pushing initiatives to help improve well-being at all levels.
Burn wounds require long courses of treatment, healing time, and repetition of procedures can result in extreme distress if pain control is inappropriate.
AMA joins other physician organizations to defend vital protections for millions of patients, including those who have pre-existing conditions.
The government's zero-tolerance approach at border could create a lifetime of trauma for children affected. The AMA calls for the policy to end.
AMA adopts policy opposing “lockout” provisions sought by some states seeking to erect bureaucratic barriers to block patients from Medicaid.