What parents and pregnant mothers need to know about COVID-19 with Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH
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by Aly Schweigert
5d ago
AMA's Vice President of Science, Medicine and Public Health, Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH discusses how coronavirus infections affect newborns, infants, and toddlers. A new CDC study finds COVID-positive children under 5 years old are at higher risk of severe illness—especially after testing positive for another respiratory virus like flu or RSV. Also new research on COVID and pregnancy finds that expectant mothers positive with COVID-19 who give birth have an increased risk of maternal death, severe maternal morbidities, and adverse newborn outcomes. American Medical Association CXO Todd Unger host ..read more
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Dismantling stigma for all: Addressing physician and patient mental health
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by Aly Schweigert
2w ago
Our physicians and expert guests will discuss practical strategies, actionable steps and evidence-based resources on how to identify those physicians and patients at-risk for suicide and connect them with the most appropriate care. Our guests include: Daniel Miller, MD, Chief of Graduate Medical Education and Behavioral Health Integration, Sun River Health; Christine Yu Moutier, MD, Chief medical officer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; Stephen O’Connor, PhD, Chief of the Suicide Prevention Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health; Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH, Assista ..read more
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Why CPT and its evolution in health care crises matters, Part II with Mark Synovec, MD and Chris Jagmin, MD
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by Aly Schweigert
1M ago
In part two of this series, doctors Chris Jagmin, MD, vice-chair of the CPT Editorial Panel and chair of the CPT Assistant Editorial Board along with Mark Synovec, MD, chair of the CPT Editorial Panel during the COVID-19 pandemic, continue their conversation about the influence of CPT in the health care system.   ..read more
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Why CPT and its evolution in health care crises matters, Part I with Mark Synovec, MD and Chris Jagmin, MD
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by Aly Schweigert
1M ago
What happens when a 50+ year-old terminology, with a long-standing, evidence-based, rigorous infrastructure, faces off against the stresses and challenges brought on by a pandemic and overnight shift in care delivery? In this episode, our guests Chris Jagmin, MD, vice-chair of the CPT Editorial Panel and chair of the CPT Assistant Editorial Board along with Mark Synovec, MD, chair of the CPT Editorial Panel during the COVID-19 pandemic, discuss the influence of CPT in the health care system.   ..read more
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Cultivating equity in the CPT landscape, with Barbara Levy, MD
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by Aly Schweigert
1M ago
Effectively addressing health equity requires addressing CPT, the Language of Medicine, itself. CPT Editorial Panel member Barbara Levy, MD will share why diversity, equity and inclusion matters in CPT and how it supports optimal health of patients and populations.     ..read more
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Physicians must be empowered to put patients first: AMA president Jack Resneck Jr., MD
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by Aly Schweigert
1M ago
Obstacles to care emerge from prior authorization, Medicare cuts and politicized exam rooms. AMA President Jack Resneck Jr., MD, details how AMA has doctors’ backs ..read more
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Uncovering how burnout affects physicians at different life stages, with Kim Templeton, MD
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by Aly Schweigert
2M ago
Kim Templeton, MD, believes that more physicians will leave the field of medicine unless something is done to address burnout and the system. Dr. Templeton is an orthopedic surgeon and professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and Health System, and is also a past chair of the AMA Women Physicians Section and a past president of the American Medical Women’s Association ..read more
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FDA, CDC experts: What physicians need to know about tecovirimat (TPOXX) for treatment of monkeypox, Part 2
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by Aly Schweigert
3M ago
Experts from the FDA and CDC continue their discussion on tecovirimat, or TPOXX, for the treatment of monkeypox in infected individuals. In part two of this mini-series, experts answer physicians' questions about treatment for monkeypox. Guests include Adam Sherwat, MD, Deputy Director, Office of Infectious Disease at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; Brett W. Petersen, MD, MPH, Deputy Chief, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, CDC’s Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology; and Timothy Wilkin, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Compliance ..read more
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FDA, CDC experts: What physicians need to know about tecovirimat (TPOXX) for treatment of monkeypox, Part 1
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by Aly Schweigert
3M ago
Experts from the AMA, FDA and CDC discuss tecovirimat, or TPOXX, for the treatment of monkeypox in infected individuals. The discussion provides background on tecovirimat, including its current status, availability and access while the drug is under an investigational new drug application. Guests include Adam Sherwat, MD, Deputy Director, Office of Infectious Disease at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; Brett W. Petersen, MD, MPH, Deputy Chief, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, CDC’s Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology; and Timothy Wilkin, MD, MPH, Professor of Med ..read more
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Replay: Women leaders in medicine, part 2
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by Aly Schweigert
4M ago
Part two of this series on women leaders in medicine touches on non-traditional paths in medicine, as well as how to negotiate things like fair compensation and benefits. Neha Siddiqui moderates the panel with Joanna Bisgrove, M.D., Marilyn Heine, M.D., and Donna Woodson, M.D ..read more
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