American Medical Association Meeting

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AMA calls for stronger firearm background checks

November 16, 2018
At this week’s AMA Interim Meeting, delegates urged states to impose more robust reporting of relevant information to the National Instant…
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AMA affirms medical spectrum of gender

November 15, 2018
During the AMA Interim Meeting, delegates adopted several new policies on important emerging health care topics, including gender identity. In…
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AMA adopts policy supporting in-person importation of prescription drugs from Canada

November 15, 2018
To address concerns that out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs have reduced access to essential medications, delegates at the Interim Meeting of…
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AMA passes new policies on e-cigarettes, improving rural health care access

November 14, 2018
A broad spectrum of policies and guidelines, including making e-cigarettes less attractive to children, improving health care access in rural areas…
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AMA adopts policies to reduce e-cigarette use, suicides

June 18, 2018
Delegates at the recently completed AMA annual meeting took steps to curb the use of electronic cigarettes and occurrence of suicide. …
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AMA urges greater federal oversight of insulin prices

June 14, 2018
Delegates at this week’s AMA annual meeting supported a call to action that asks the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice to…
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AMA passes new policies on naloxone, Medicaid, augmented intelligence

June 14, 2018
A broad spectrum of policies, actions and resolutions, ranging from naloxone access, Medicaid waivers and other topics, were voted on by the AMA…
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AMA develops strategies to achieve health equity, address physician shortage

June 14, 2018
During its annual meeting, AMA adopted a policy to minimize gaps in health care across the United States and achieve optimal health for all…
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AMA urges removal of opioid treatment barriers

June 14, 2018
Delegates at the AMA annual meeting approved several policies, including eliminating barriers to medication assisted therapy, that it says will help…
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AMA adopts policy to incorporate EHR training in medical schools

June 13, 2018
In an effort to transform medical education, AMA adopted a policy at its annual meeting for medical schools and residency programs to provide future…

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American Medical Association Meeting

June 8, 2019 - June 12, 2019