Category Archives: Congress

The Nation’s Opioid Epidemic — Continued Advocacy Needed to Turn the Tide

Guest Post from Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force Atlanta, GA It is a basic tenet of physician leadership that we run toward an emergency. We evaluate the situation, make an initial diagnosis, and pursue interventions … Continue reading

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Medical Student Reflections: My Health Policy Journey

Guest post from Michael J. Strong, MD, PhD Neurosurgery Resident, University of Michigan Health policy has been an interest of mine even before medical school. With my acceptance letter to Tulane Medical School in one hand and my diploma from … Continue reading

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ACA: Cost, Coverage, Choice and Change

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York “Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out … Continue reading

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