Social and legal barriers are being hurdled, but LGBTQ medical care has room for improvement, expert panelists said at the AMA’s Chicago headquarters.
Physicians are expected to lead health care teams, yet medical schools traditionally offer few opportunities for students to take leadership roles in shaping curricula. Change is afoot.
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. In this case, the boy has muscle fatigue and difficulty walking up stairs. This is similar to which inherited disease?
In addition to a decision potentially raising medical liability insurance rates, a Connecticut high-court case could affect patient confidentiality and privacy.
Population reports help this practice identify gaps in care and put action items in physicians’ hands in the exam room.
Washington state’s highest court says a medical liability case in which an expert did not pinpoint specific standard-of-care violations cannot move forward.
Responding to patients’ prayer requests and navigating conflicts with faith-based institutional values are among many ethical questions facing physicians.
AMA attorneys argued that unethical behavior at crisis pregnancy centers demonstrated a California law passed “strict scrutiny” test for regulating speech.
AMA member Megan Ranney, MD, is an emergency physician and researcher who is focusing on the intersection between digital health and violence prevention.
The Litigation Center for the American Medical Association and State Medical Societies fights to keep in place vital state measures such as noneconomic damage caps.