Tag Archives: American Medical Association

Vital Signs: Physicians Keep the Economy Healthy

David O. Barbe, MD President, American Medical Association Mountain Grove, MO As physicians, we carry tremendous responsibility as trusted confidants, patient advocates and leaders of the health care team. But our positive impact extends far beyond the exam room. We … Continue reading

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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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AMA Honors Katie O. Orrico with Lifetime Achievement Award

From time to time you will see us promote items on Neurosurgery Blog in order to spotlight some great things which are born out of the many individuals who work on behalf of organized neurosurgery. For our post today we … Continue reading

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