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AMA to advocate on gender definition, sexual assault treatment

AMA to advocate on gender definition, sexual assault treatment

By Susannah Luthi  |  November 13, 2018

The American Medical Association will advocate on a range of major population health policies including gender identity, Canadian drug imports and sexual assault treatment, as agreed upon by delegates at the group's 2018 interim meeting.

AMA invests $15 million to improve physician residency training

AMA invests $15 million to improve physician residency training

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  October 30, 2018

The American Medical Association will invest $15 million over the next five years to transform medical education. The initiative will focus on improving the transition from medical school to residency training programs.

Medical school curriculum revamp project extended by AMA

Medical school curriculum revamp project extended by AMA

By Maria Castellucci  |  October 02, 2018

The AMA has renewed its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium for another three years. The 32 medical schools will continue to receive grant funding and support from the AMA to change their curriculums.

AMA warns CVS-Aetna merger will raise drug plan, PBM prices

AMA warns CVS-Aetna merger will raise drug plan, PBM prices

By Shelby Livingston  |  August 08, 2018

An American Medical Association analysis determined the CVS-Aetna merger would substantially weaken competition and raise prices for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and pharmacy benefit management services.

10 highlights from the AMA's annual House of Delegates meeting

10 highlights from the AMA's annual House of Delegates meeting

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 16, 2018

The American Medical Association's House of Delegates this year took big steps toward addressing gun violence and the opioid epidemic. But other issues, such as sexual misconduct by doctors, made less progress.

Harris will be AMA's first black female president-elect

Harris will be AMA's first black female president-elect

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 12, 2018

The American Medical Association's House of Delegates elected Dr. Patrice Harris to become its next president in 2019, becoming the first black woman to lead the organization in its 171-year history.

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