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  • Burned out from decades of bureaucracy and long hours, Dr. Tony Knott left his practice behind and flew to England. A five-year adventure ensued, including learning to drive on the left side of the road and launching a book publishing company. Now a family practice doctor at NYC Health + Hospital...
  • Let us help connect you Today! Below you will find organization PROFILES that will guide you through opportunities within reputable volunteer organizations. You can also explore resource guides for volunteering across multiple areas of the American Medical Association.
  • Senior AMA News writer Sara Berg reports on an ongoing battle to fight physician burnout and improve well-being that is especially crucial during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. As health systems continue to search for ways to cut administrative burden and workloads, one way is to elimina...
  • Investment markets rise and fall unpredictably in an unstable financial market driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, but do not panic, writes AMA Contributing News Writer, Len Strazewski. Mid career physicians may build investment and retirement portfolios that are safe and productive despite variable...
  • Applications are submitted, and in the coming weeks an unprecedented residency application cycle will begin one of its most atypical phases: virtual interviews. For medical students, taking one of the key steps of residency selection from the physical world to the digital world could bring additi...
  • At this time, there is no cure for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), although some treatments are being used in severe illness. For patients recovering at home, treatment is mainly supportive. For people with mild symptoms, this means staying well rested, drinking plenty of fluids, and monitor...
  • Dr. Terena Gimmillaro worked in the food service industry for years before becoming a primary care physician. Her background gave her a heart for helping people struggling with the disease of addiction. Read how she pivoted her career, and learn about her pioneering approach to helping patients d...
  • Many physicians may remember their residency interviews as a stressful, yet exciting part of the residency selection process. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, these interviews are now conducted through video conferencing. It’s worth the time and practice to make sure you are prepared to put your...
  • In this JN Learning CME activity on the AMA Ed Hub, you will gain an understanding of how to reassure the public and clinical community about the scientific review and approval of a COVID-19 vaccine. Read a September 10, 2020 JAMA Editorial by Howard Bauchner, MD; Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ; and ...
  • Eight months ago, most parents were not thinking about the intricacies of remote, or virtual, learning and how it compares with an in-person experience for their children. Thanks to COVID-19, though, the differences and challenges that can come with online education are at the forefront as kids o...
  • In the JAMA Network series Conversations with Dr. Bauchner, JAMA Editor-in-Chief Howard Bauchner interviews guests about the latest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak. In this episode from September 25, 2020 , Dr. Bauchner talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci about concerns for the Fall, vac...
  • Substantive revisions are being made to the CPT codes related to office and other outpatient services, collectively known as the Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes. These changes announced in November 2019 are designed to address administrative burden in clinical practice, and impact nearly ev...
  • Data on racial and ethnic patterns of the pandemic paints an alarming picture. Biases and discriminatory practices in health care contribute to stark inequities, but physicians and other health professionals can help make a change to better reach and care for Black patients.
  • Every year, influenza (flu) is estimated to cause between 9.3 million and 45 million illnesses, leading to 12 000 to 61 000 deaths in the US. The seasonal influenza vaccine is the single most powerful tool to protect individuals from influenza and decrease the overall effect of the virus on publi...
  • An in-house recruitment manager at Provider Solutions & Development shares his expert advice on the benefits of Locum Tenens roles and navigating the changing industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • We know now it is more important than ever that everyone do their part and #MaskUp to stop the transmission of COVID-19. As the U.S. continues to grapple this new normal of wearing masks as part of their daily attire, patients may have questions.
  • From his home office in Michigan, Dr. Mahmud Al Furgani treats Providence patients in seven states. He calls his job as a telehospitalist ‘a dream’ opportunity and shares how telehealth is transforming the future of medicine. | NATIVE CONTENT |
  • Should children return to school this fall? Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a question that physicians—most notably pediatricians and those practicing family medicine—are likely to hear with increasing frequency in the coming months from patients. And it is not an easy one to answer.
  • A CRNA from Alaska and a family medicine physician from Montana share what drew them to practice in remote locations, from a broader scope of practice to the slower pace of life. | NATIVE CONTENT |
  • Dr. Annelise Manns, PsyD, is passionate about the importance of clinicians taking care of themselves emotionally and physically during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, she offers advice on how to cope, heal and even thrive in our new normal. | NATIVE CONTENT |