New AMA STEPS Forward® Toolkits:

Collective Trauma Toolkit: Respond Effectively as an Organization

Gain actionable STEPS, practical tools, and supporting resources to help your organization respond effectively to collective trauma now and in the future. Learn More.

Telehealth Integration and Optimization Toolkit

Integrate and optimize telehealth in your practice in a sustainable way. Learn More.

 

AMA STEPS Forward® Innovation Academy Virtual Events:

WEBINAR » Improving Environmental Stability in your Medical Practice

Date: Wednesday, January 18th | 11:00 am CT

Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, group vice president of AMA Professional Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability, and Todd Sack, MD, FACP of Mygreendoctor.org, present the benefits of going green and effective strategies to implement throughout your practice in this live AMA STEPS Forward® webinar. REGISTER NOW.

PRIVATE PRACTICE SIMPLE SOLUTIONS » Telehealth

Launch Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24 | 10:15 am CT

This free four-week learning session offers support with continuing to leverage telehealth to provide patient care in a private practice setting. REGISTER NOW.

WEBINAR » Closing the Digital Health Disconnect: A Blueprint for Optimizing Digitally Enabled Care

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 31 | 11:00 am CT

This pre-recorded panel discusses the 2022 Future of Health report and is followed by a live Q&A. Jointly developed by the AMA and Manatt Health. REGISTER NOW.

 

AMA STEPS Forward® Podcast Episodes:

Mental Health Counseling for Physicians and APPs

Dr. Rob McGregor, Chief Medical Officer and Pediatric Hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares his experience creating a strategic program that provides free and confidential mental health services for physicians and APPs. LISTEN NOW: (Apple Podcasts | Spotify)

Annie’s Place: First-of-Its-Kind Free Childcare for Patients 

Dr. Kavita Bhavan, Chief Innovation Officer at Parkland Health and Hospital System, and Natalie Boyle, founder of Mommies in Need, discuss Annie’s Place: a center at Parkland Hospital that provides free and safe childcare for children of patients, as well as backup childcare for first responders and frontline health care workers. LISTEN NOW: (Apple Podcasts | Spotify)

Miscellaneous:

DEBUNKING REGULATORY MYTHS » MENTAL HEALTH

Does the Joint Commission and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) require that medical licensing boards, credentialing bodies and professional liability insurance carriers ask applicants about any past history of mental illness or substance use disorder on licensure, credentialing and other applications? LEARN MORE.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS » 2023 American Conference on Physician Health™

Do you have actionable steps organizations can take to improve physician well-being? Submit your abstract by March 15 and join us at the conference Oct. 11-13 in Palm Desert, CA.