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  • 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 |
  • Through our national network of 100 nonprofit clinics in 30 states, Volunteers in Medicine America is providing compassionate, quality care to the uninsured and medically underserved. In addition to in-clinic volunteer opportunities, we are recruiting physicians to join our telemedicine program.
  • The MAVEN Project is a telehealth nonprofit that supports primary care providers working at safety net clinics across the country. We do this by recruiting & retaining experienced volunteer physicians who offer provider-to-provider consults, one-on-one mentoring, and customized education sessions.
  • The Physician Innovation Network (PIN) connects physicians with the health care innovation ecosystems to improve the development of emerging health care technology solutions.
  • As a senior physician, you face unique challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 crisis. The JAMA Career Center is here to support your next steps during this unprecedented time and beyond. The following resources from the AMA Senior Physicians Section can help you build a plan whether you...
  • The American Medical Association COVID-19 guide provides information for physicians and health care professionals who want to support communities severely impacted by COVID-19. View the Resource Guide around how and where to volunteer and things to consider before registering.