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The AMA Foundation is proud to announce @uwsmph as the inaugural institution for the National #LGBTQ+ Fellowship Program! This program will optimize the health of LGBTQ+ patients by providing advanced #healthequity training for physicians. spr.ly/6013yeMVP
New @CDCgov recommendations state that Americans — even those who are fully vaccinated — wear masks in indoor public spaces in areas with high or substantial rates of #COVID19 transmission. Learn more: spr.ly/6018y5P9G
The lack of physician diversity in U.S. health care supports a pattern of health inequities. William McDade, MD, PhD, discusses why #medschools must recruit a more diverse community of #medstudents and how GME programs can help fight inequities. spr.ly/6015ybvLB
How has the pandemic affected clinician #burnout and what can we do to address it? Join a panel of experts from July 26th-Aug 4th to discuss innovative strategies to combat burnout. spr.ly/6013yeQuT
In case you missed it, watch our newest Prioritizing Equity panel featuring experts examining the ways that white physicians can get actively involved in the fight for racial justice. spr.ly/6019yeMpF
The #COVID19 Health Equity Task Force will meet July 30 at 2 p.m. ET to discuss recommendations for addressing future pandemic preparedness, mitigation, & resilience needed to ensure equitable response for communities of color and underserved populations. spr.ly/6013yetAW
.@AndreaGarciaWan covers the #Deltavariant, which states are seeing surges, #maskup mandates and how to reach the "movable middle" among Americans yet to be vaccinated. spr.ly/6015y5Md9 #VaccinesWork
"Meaningful progress toward equity in medicine begins by first recognizing the existence of structural racism." Defining the vocabulary associated with racism is essential to progress forward on a path toward #healthequity. spr.ly/6013yeQLT
With so many fad diets and food recommendations out there, it can be hard for patients to navigate what to eat. Stephen Devries, MD, & Ethan Lazarus, MD, discuss what they wish patients knew about healthy eating. spr.ly/6014yeMpr
It is the ethical commitment of all health care workers to take all necessary steps to ensure patients' health. As the #DeltaVariant causes a new surge in #COVID19 cases, AMA and other medical orgs call for mandatory vaccination of health care workers. spr.ly/6011yeQjS
Clear masks are a surefire way to protect physicians against #COVID19 while developing and maintaining trust & communication with patients. Learn more: spr.ly/6017yjty7
A study found that transgender youth who were encouraged to use accurate names & pronouns in school experienced 71% fewer symptoms of severe depression. Discover how supporting gender-affirming policies protects the health of transgender youth. spr.ly/6011ye34W
#Residents who work out are less likely to get sick and are more equipped to handle the rigors of their demanding schedules. @KUMedicine demonstrates how their pilot program increases resident well-being through fitness. spr.ly/6014yeMTI
Our #COVID19 update videos go beyond providing relevant information about the pandemic. Find out how these videos evolved into a platform that amplifies the voices of health care professionals. spr.ly/6012yjtzm
.@DrSandyFryhofer discusses if and when we'll need #COVID19 vaccine boosters, the role of the dangerous #Deltavariant and how this all affects immunocompromised individuals. spr.ly/6012yesW6
August 3rd, join AMA President, @GeraldHarmonMD, for a special @AIDSChicago Grand Rounds discussion on #COVID19 vaccines and variants: what you should know as we head into the fall. Register today: spr.ly/6018ybSKg
CDC’s threshold recommendations continue to be used against patients with pain to deny care. We urge @CDCInjury to remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises its opioid prescribing guidelines. spr.ly/6010yeMTG
AMA's @DrAlethaMaybank & @SatcherHealth's @DanielEDawes discuss the inaugural Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship, for which 12 physicians were selected to help address the root causes of health inequities. spr.ly/6010yeMPO
Conspiracy theories on #COVID19’s origins have been a huge source of misinformation. @PeterHotez emphasizes the importance of digging deeper into the origin of the virus in order to prepare for future viral outbreaks. spr.ly/6012yjtGm
#COVID19 has exposed many shortcomings of the U.S. health system. A report from @theNAMedicine highlights 4 of the biggest challenges to health care workers and how to start addressing them. spr.ly/6016yjMTA
.@CDCgov's Dr. Carol Rao, discusses the mental health impact #COVID19 has had on the public health workforce, including top-level results from a new CDC study. spr.ly/6015yeMGb
A recent federal appeals court opinion helps ensure that health care companies don't misuse CPT code sets. This would assist in preventing medical misconduct that could undermine the public's confidence in health care workers. spr.ly/6018yjMKm
When disability is defined by behavior, researchers & clinicians struggle to identify appropriate measures to assess clinical progress. @JournalofEthics explores ethical challenges in selecting outcome measures in behaviorally defined disability diagnoses. spr.ly/6019ybKqV
The AMA Research Challenge is the largest national, multi-specialty research event for medical students, residents and fellows, and IMGs. Submitting an abstract is free for AMA members! Submissions are due tomorrow! spr.ly/6011yjta3
#Medstudents must be prepared for conflict to arise in health care settings. @AMAEdHub's module on conflict resolution emphasizes the importance of strong leadership skills in addition to mastering coursework. spr.ly/6019yjMpT
OSHA’s emergency temporary standard could cause confusion and unnecessary burdens for physicians who, in the last 16 months, have been strictly following @CDCgov guidance. spr.ly/6019ybI37
As mask restrictions are being lifted, many are experiencing worse-than-normal colds and respiratory viruses. @nytimes examines why. spr.ly/6012yjtzr
In case you missed it, watch past webinars from the AMA #STEPSForward webinar series and other STEPS Forward videos to acquire expert advice and best practices on physician well-being, practice redesign, telehealth implementation, and more. spr.ly/6011yVUlv
Children 12 and older are eligible for #COVID19 vaccinations. For parents with younger kids, returning to normalcy might mean more limited options. @pairodocs1 shares safe activities families can do together. spr.ly/6017ybKoF #ParentsDay
August 3rd, join AMA President, @GeraldHarmonMD, for a special @AIDSChicago Grand Rounds discussion on #COVID19 vaccines and variants: what you should know as we head into the fall. Register today: spr.ly/6011ybSJR
If you are finishing up #residency, you're likely considering your ideal practice setting. Consider the pros and cons of each practice type while weighing your options! spr.ly/6016ybIOO
With so many fad diets and food recommendations out there, it can be hard for patients to navigate what to eat. Stephen Devries, MD, & Ethan Lazarus, MD, discuss what they wish patients knew about healthy eating. spr.ly/6010ybOak
The public's trust in the medical community remains strong. Well over two-thirds of Americans trust the guidance of their primary health care provider despite widespread #COVID19 misinformation. spr.ly/6011yjt1T
#Climatechange is not only a threat to our environment, but to public health as well. Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, dedicated his career to researching global warming's impact on our health and provides insight on how to reduce your carbon footprint. spr.ly/6014ybOay
Studying how #COVID19 affects the mental health of health care workers can be very revealing. Find out how #burnout uniquely affects residents, women physicians and minoritized docs--and what structural reforms are needed to improve well-being. spr.ly/6019ybvIl
In case you missed it, watch our newest Prioritizing Equity panel featuring experts examining the ways that white physicians can get actively involved in the fight for racial justice. spr.ly/6013yjS3X
The segregation that is embedded into the medical field must be abolished. A panel of experts explain the factors that contribute to why hospitals in close proximity can still be on opposite ends of the inclusivity scale. spr.ly/6015ybOvU
.@HHSGov's proposed changes to HIPAA, while well-intentioned, are ill-timed and incomplete, with the potential to whittle away protections designed to secure private health information. spr.ly/6012ybOUp
“One of the last things they do before they’re intubated is beg me for the vaccine. I hold their hand and tell them that I’m sorry, but it’s too late.", Dr. Cobia of Alabama, where only 33.7% of the population fully vaccinated, details her experiences. spr.ly/6012yjscE
The AMA Research Challenge is the largest national, multi-specialty research event for medical students, residents and fellows, and IMGs. Submitting an abstract is free for AMA members! Learn more and get your submissions in by July 27. spr.ly/6015yjtvW
Cut up to 50% of physicians' workloads with AMA's de-implementation checklist! We've outlined 8 steps that add little to no value to patients & their care teams so docs can spend more time building relationships with their patients. spr.ly/6018ybvxm
For those studying for the #MCAT, try out these practice questions before the big test day. spr.ly/6018yjovM
In efforts to support the mental health of frontline workers during the pandemic, @AtlanticHealth implemented debrief style sessions that embrace peer support and the impact of leadership. Discover the benefits of this system: spr.ly/6011ybOvR #MembersMoveMedicine
Looking for the latest in #COVID19 vaccine developments? We've compiled updated science and evidence-based resources on the status of vaccinations, including what physicians should know. Stay up to date: spr.ly/6016yjSzC #VaccinesWork
Rural patients with chronic pain and SUDs depend on Aaron Newcomb, DO, for evidence-based care. Getting wrongly blacklisted from a national pharmacy chain was the last thing he and his patients needed. Read his story: spr.ly/6018ybMzE
Prioritize your health and well-being with Gympass, the AMA’s newest exclusive member benefit. @gympass_usa connects AMA members to thousands of gyms, studios and wellness apps, right at your fingertips. Learn more and start your free trial today. spr.ly/6012yjolw
Looking for the latest in #COVID19 vaccine developments? We've compiled updated science and evidence-based resources on the status of vaccinations, including what physicians should know. Stay up to date: spr.ly/6018ybOQY #VaccinesWork
The ability to put a moratorium on eviction is a critical public health tool. In a 5-4 order, the U.S. Supreme Court allows @CDCgov's moratorium on evictions to extend past the July 31 deadline. spr.ly/6018ywJ5s
Todd Askew, AMA’s senior vice president of advocacy, discusses the Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Affordable Care Act and what it means for the future of health care. spr.ly/6018yjoro
CDC’s threshold recommendations continue to be used against patients with pain to deny care. We urge @CDCInjury to remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises its opioid prescribing guidelines. spr.ly/6010yjvop
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