The Health Equity Legacy of Medicare and Medicaid

July 30, 2021

Author: Pharis Sasa, MSIII Frank H. Netter School of Medicine, 2021-2022 REACH Chair The history and continued impact of Medicare and Medicaid Fifty-six years ago today, then President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. These two pieces of legislation are rightly remembered as the most consequential reforms to the American way of…


To fix drug costs, stop Big Pharma price-gouging and tax-dodging

May 27, 2021

Written by Hannah Hendrix, AMSA National President, published in the Ohio Capital Journal, May 27, 2021 I’m studying at The Ohio State University to become a doctor because I want to help people. Unfortunately, far too many Americans today are confronting skyrocketing prescription drug costs that prevent them from following their doctor’s advice because they…


CV-Boosters You Won’t Want to Miss

April 22, 2021

Hey, look at this, fAMSA — it’s the April Dispatch! In case you missed the first one last month, here’s the scoop: it’s a hot-news round-up of timely AMSA opportunities. What’s new this month? CV-boosters of many varieties! Tap into these potent opportunities to lead some cool programs — and network with some AMSA-influencers in…


AMSA Statement: Guilty Verdicts Bend Arc Toward Justice

April 21, 2021

The officer who murdered George Floyd was held accountable yesterday. We know that this tragedy has been traumatic and incredibly difficult for many. If you need a break, please feel free to stop reading the rest of this statement. AMSA stands with you and all those who face injustice at the hands of law enforcement,…


AMSA Leader Spotlight: Jason Fang

April 06, 2021

MEET JASON We get excited about all our Member Spotlights — this one in particular. Jason Fang is the kind of leader that embodies the AMSA essence in so many ways. Optimistic, realistic, deeply committed and wicked smart. And, honestly. super fun to be around. Jason is a third year medical student at the Medical…


Reimagining Roe v. Wade at its 48th Anniversary

January 22, 2021

On the 48th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we join with reproductive health professionals, advocates and activists in “reimagining Roe”: from Abortion Rights to Abortion Justice. Written by Jeff Koetje, MD, AMSA Reproductive Health Programming Strategist. Today we observe the 48th anniversary of the landmark US Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade which affirmed…

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