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  • 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.

  • 12 Physician Job Search Priorities That May Surprise You

    • Feb 8, 2021

    Sure, money and location are important when you’re deciding where to work next. But often it’s the intangibles that will tip the scales toward one particular opportunity. How innovative is the health system? What’s the work culture like? Here, we dive under the surface to explore how you can make sure you will really be happy in a new role.

  • Navigating Physician Employment During COVID-19: Evaluate Your Options

    • Feb 3, 2021

    Given the realities presented by COVID-19, physicians should proactively consider their best plan of action should their employer wish to modify their current employment arrangement, and/or if the current situation presents an opportunity to change or terminate the relationship in a manner beneficial to the employed physician.

  • JAMA Medical News Podcast:  Q & A with Musical Spine Surgeons

    • Jan 27, 2021

    JAMA Medical News sat down with Elvis Francois and William Robinson to talk about their unexpected fame as a musical duo. Videos of the two performing uplifting songs, with Francois on vocals and Robinson on the piano, have gone viral, leading the two spine surgery fellows to record an EP at a Nashville studio this past spring.

  • CME - AMA Ed Hub StepsForward Module—8 Steps for Evaluating Practice Opportunities

    • Jan 20, 2021

    Practicing medicine in a positive, supportive environment is the foundation for a truly joyful career, but a job that is the wrong fit can lead to burnout & the need for disruptive job changes. Learn how to identify available practice settings & how each setting may affect your experience; develop a framework for critically assessing physician support, electronic health records, culture, & compensation at a given organization; & clarify your priorities in this Ed Hub StepsForward CME module.

  • COVID-19 Capsizes the Physician Job Market: Trends You Should Know

    • Jan 11, 2021

    Residents and fellows who are preparing to transition to practice are doing so at time when the economic realities of the market—totally upended by the COVID-19 pandemic—are far less favorable then they were at the beginning of 2020, reports Brendan Murphy, AMA news writer.