AMA’s Newest Powerful Policies

The America Medical Association House of Delegates voted Tuesday to adopt several policy proposals to improve the nation’s health.

Physicians, medical students and residents representing all states and medical fields met in Chicago to vote on the policies.

1. Prevention of detergent poisoning in children. 

2. Prevention of hearing loss in children from noisy toys. 

3. Protection of healthcare workers from violence. 

4. Support for hemorrhage control training to save more trauma victims. 

5. Safe sex in residential aged care facilities to protect residents. 

6. Reform of the nation’s juvenile justice system to protect adolescent health and prevent recidivism. 

7. Greater physician education on effective use of once-a-day HIV prevention. 

For more information, and details regarding each policy, click here.