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  • From JAMA Medical News & Perspectives: An Inside Look at a Post–COVID-19 Clinic

    • Jul 6, 2021

    For some patients, COVID-19 is the uninvited visitor who won’t leave. These survivors have described a troubling array of persistent symptoms, including fatigue, insomnia, changes in smell and taste, shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations, dizziness, depression, and anxiety. In late February, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) gave this novel constellation of symptoms a formal name: postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC).

  • Being a Doctor and a Mother During the Pandemic

    • Jun 29, 2021

    As a physician and a mother, Dr. Dina Vaynberg has always had to juggle life’s challenges, but the pandemic intensified the struggle. Here, the OBGYN and mom of toddler sons talks about what health systems must do to better support physician moms and offers tips on how to make sure your next role will allow you to accomplish both your family and professional goals.

  • 5 Simple Changes to Help Cut Doctors’ EHR Burdens

    • Jun 28, 2021

    While the electronic health record is here to stay, it is often a prime source of frustration and burnout for physicians, writes Sara Berg, AMA Senior News Writer. But the good news is physician practices and health systems might have more control over the EHR than originally thought. It’s time to learn what is under the control of a physician or health system and how to save hundreds of hours.

  • 40 under 40 Leaders in Minority Health

    • Jun 22, 2021

    Patient advocates, researchers, policymakers and other experts in the medical field were named to the annual list of “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” set out by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). Sara Berg, AMA Senior News writer, reports on how these young leaders in health care have been on the front lines helping patients while keeping everyone educated, safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 5 Hard-won Bits of Advice for Tomorrow’s Women Physician Leaders

    • Jun 10, 2021

    This is the most inclusive, accommodating and equitable time for women in the history of the U.S. medical profession. Yet for all the gains posted by women over the last three-plus decades, the playing field remains uneven. AMA senior news writer Timothy Smith shares a conversation with two preeminent women physicians who describe how they overcame the odds to become leaders in a male-dominated profession.

  • Support and Solutions for the Physician Mental Health Crisis

    • Jun 1, 2021

    Long before the pandemic, doctors faced their own mental health concerns. Learn what’s been done — and what’s needed — to improve access to help.

  • Physician Health – Workplace Bullying and How to Stop It

    • May 27, 2021

    Poor staffing levels, excessive workloads, subpar management skills, stress and lack of autonomy are some of the factors that contribute to bullying in the workplace—including in medicine—according to a recent AMA report on the problem that pervades health care and how to stop it.

  • 1918 Pandemic’s Big Lesson for Doctors Today: Be Truth Tellers

    • May 20, 2021

    Today’s COVID-19 pandemic is less deadly than the influenza pandemic that ravaged the globe in 1918, though it’s more prolonged and has caused far greater economic damage. But there are lessons from 1918 that can help us navigate this global health crisis, writes Tanya Albert Henry, AMA Contributing News Writer.

  • New Podcast Series on AMA Moving Medicine

    • May 5, 2021

    The AMA Membership team is excited to announce a two-part series, What Doctors Wish Patients Knew on the AMA Moving Medicine podcast. Learn more here.

  • AMA Ed Hub Steps Forward Success Story: Leadership Development Increases Physician Engagement and Commitment

    • Apr 23, 2021

    In this success story, you’ll learn how a leadership development program at Novant Health dramatically improved physician engagement, reinvigorated organizational culture, and led to commitment to system-level change.

  • Considering a Career Change?

    • Apr 22, 2021

    When it comes to career choices, physicians have many options. From employed to part-time and location-based work, you’re bound to find your fit.

  • Donning and Doffing: A Piece of My Mind

    • Apr 14, 2021

    In this JAMA Piece of My Mind article, Physician and patient Michelle S. Mourad, MD relates her experience of being diagnosed with cancer and managing her serious illness during a pandemic.

  • What Doctors Wish Patients Knew about COVID-19 Vaccination

    • Apr 8, 2021

    After a disappointingly slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., Americans are growing increasingly eager to receive a COVID-19 vaccine reports Senior News Writer Sara Berg. While struggles remain and states continue to navigate distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, physicians want patients to know what to expect when it is their turn.

  • How to Ensure Physician Well-Being is Top of Mind in 2021

    • Apr 2, 2021

    COVID-19 has taken—and continues to take—a tremendous toll on physicians and other health professionals around the world, writes AMA Senior News Writer, Sara Berg. While physician burnout has been an ongoing problem in the medical community, the pandemic has, unsurprisingly, exacerbated the situation.

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    How to Ace Your Virtual Interview

    • Mar 23, 2021

    If you’re job hunting right now, making a good impression through the screen of your laptop has taken on a whole new importance. We asked our recruiters their top tips on how to approach your virtual interview with confidence. Here’s what they had to say. | NATIVE CONTENT |

  • Dispelling Medical Mistruths

    • Mar 5, 2021

    The internet can be a powerful health care tool — giving patients access to their medical records and enabling direct communication with their providers. But it can also be a source of misinformation. Here, Provider Solutions & Development shares facts about medical misinformation, ways to address it with patients and how to combat it in your practice.

  • Success Stories: See STEPS Forward™ in Action on AMA EdHub™

    • Feb 24, 2021

    It’s time to restore joy in medicine. STEPS Forward Success Stories highlight real-world examples of ways to address the causes of burnout, covering topics such as implementing team-based care and strategies to instill a culture of well-being. Success Stories also look at EHR and Technology improvements, ways to address organizational culture patient physician experience and so much more.

  • From Jiu Jitsu to Joint Replacements: Surgeon Finds His Perfect Fit

    • Feb 19, 2021

    For Dr. Steven Dailey, getting his black belt was just as important as where he’d be performing surgery. He is now building a thriving Orthopedics program in a small town hospital, with a jiu jitsu studio just down the street. Here, he shares how he worked with Provider Solutions & Development to narrow down his options and find a role where he would be fulfilled on the job, and off.

  • How to Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among Black Patients 

    • Feb 17, 2021

    To understand and address vaccine hesitancy and the roots of medical mistrust among Black Americans, look to the U.S. Public Health Service Study at Tuskegee—but not as an isolated event, writes Andis Robeznieks, AMA Senior News Writer. Rather, it is one component of structural racism that requires structural solutions to overcome as the nation seeks to maximize COVID-19 vaccination to speed the pandemic's end.

  • 6 Practices to Support Organizational Resiliency and Physician Well-Being

    • Feb 12, 2021

    Physician burnout has been defined as an occupational syndrome that is driven by the work environment. To reduce physician burnout and improve well-being, health systems and organizations must create a better work environment that aligns their commitments, leadership structures, policies, and actions with evidence-based and promising best practices, reports AMA senior news writer Sara Berg reporting on says a discussion paper published on the National Academy of Medicine website.