AMA Moving Medicine Magazine
AMA Moving Medicine celebrates the important work of the AMA and its diverse membership to highlight how your peers are committing to identity, technology and the truth of science to provide better care for patients everywhere. Discover how members are moving medicine as students, physicians, researchers, advocates and leaders.
Winter 2020 - Volume 4: Women in medicine
Training to capture the big picture
Two national efforts are redesigning the culture and curriculum of medical education for students and residents. Together, they’re about improving patient care.
Featuring Susan E. Skochelak, MD
Teaching culturally humble primary care
A medical school aims to help aspiring doctors remain connected to their communities, tailoring what they learn to the patients they serve.
Featuring Tonya Fancher, MD
Fall 2019 - Volume 3: Health care advocacy in action
Restoring trust in vaccines
For a physician scientist and father of an adult daughter with autism, there is no backing down when he sets his sights on putting vaccine misinformation in the past.
Featuring Peter Hotez, MD
New frontier for pioneers of zero suicide
After reducing suicide among patients with depression, Henry Ford Medical Group is targeting the stalemate that stifles evidence-based action on gun violence.
Featuring Cathrine Frank, MD, and William A. Conway, MD
Righting human wrongs
One doctor, fueled by data and determination, is providing the know-how that doctors and medical students need to help victims of sex trafficking.
Featuring Catherine Coughlin, MD
Summer 2019 - Volume 2: Changing the culture of physician burnout
Looking upstream for answers to burnout
Ochsner Health System’s first chief wellness officer is focusing the organization’s efforts on minimizing the source of stressors and giving time back to physicians.
Featuring Nigel Girgrah, MD
A quest to never waste a step
The AMA’s powerful work to transform contemporary medical practice and prevent physician burnout will not stop until health care’s dysfunction is defunct.
Featuring Christine Sinsky, MD
Elevate the well-being conversation
At the University of Nebraska Medical Center, students learn the importance of recognizing one’s limits, but more importantly, not to fear talking about it.
Featuring Jeffrey P. Gold, MD and Steven P. Wengel, MD
Spring 2019 - Volume 1: What it means to be a physician
Recognizing the patterns of truth
You may have seen the movie about the discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Learn more about the physician behind the discovery and letting science lead the way.
Featuring Bennet I. Omalu, MD
Making house calls to the homeless
The medical and psychosocial needs of patients experiencing homelessness are often dire. How one medical student has led the charge to meet those needs in Buffalo, New York.
Featuring Moudi Hubeishy
Gaining trust through shared identity
Three healers are changing not just how medicine treats patients in their minoritized communities, but also how it treats their peers.
Featuring Siobhan Wescott, MD, Carl G. Streed, Jr., MD, and Deena Kishawi
The journey of physician mothers
Two physician moms share their experiences with balancing motherhood and a thriving medical career, while joining forces with other women for support.
Featuring Tiffani Bell, MD, and Sumi Makkar Sexton, MD