100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
American Medical Association
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- Years on list: 1
After taking over as president of America's largest physician association in June, Gurman has addressed some tough hot-button issues including gun violence, the opioid epidemic and value-based reimbursement. At the AMA's latest annual meeting, the association called on Congress to eliminate its de facto ban on funding gun violence research, a move Gurman said was made in the name of public health. And he will continue looking for and proposing solutions to healthcare's most challenging problems.