Written by members of the AMA Physician Communications team.
In trauma settings, physicians often make urgent decisions without knowledge of the patient’s identity, values or history, which can leave a lasting impression on patients and their loved ones.
AMA member Karen Dionesotes, MPH, has always been interested in science. It is her deep concern for patients as people that drew her to medicine.
AMA member Joshua Lesko, MD, explains how his role involves a transcendent trust, and the fight for physicians’ rights and needs.
A 36-year-old has recurrent pain after treatment for multiple duodenal ulcers. After several unsuccessful treatments, which test is appropriate?
AMA member George C. Mejicano, MD, is moving medicine by advancing the use of health systems science to create the medical school of the future.