#NPSADay – It’s Time to Start Talking About It…

By: Sara C. Hussey – ACMS Executive Director Physician suicide is a profoundly distressing and often underreported issue within the healthcare industry. These individuals, who dedicate their lives to serving others, are disproportionately affected by mental health issues and burnout. According to a study published in JAMA Surgery, physicians have a 1.4 to 2.3 times […]

National Immunization Awareness Month

  By: Lorraine Starsky BSN, RN National Immunization Awareness Month, observed in August, serves as a crucial reminder of the significance of vaccinations throughout one’s life. The current prevalence of anti-vaccine sentiments underscores the need for health professionals to address these beliefs in an approachable manner. As a seasoned public health nurse, I frequently engage with […]

The Return of “Putting Self-Care in Healthcare”

By: Sara Hussey – ACMS Executive Director Last year, the ACMS launched our “Put the Self-care in Healthcare” campaign in honor of Physician Suicide Awareness Day on September 17. In addition to honoring that day of awareness, our team also created a campaign to provide resources, discounts, services, and support tools for our members. Last […]

Congressional Update: Action Needed to Fix Medicare

An Update from the American Medical Association Contributor: Jim Pawelski | AMA Director, Federation Relations  The need for Congress to act quickly and decisively to fix a broken Medicare payment system cannot be overstated. The fiscal stability of physician practices and the long-term viability of our nation’s entire health care system hang in the balance. […]

Week #3: Beauty From the Outside In With Dan Burda

By: Isabella Lin, ACMS Intern It’s Week #3 of Self Care Summer! This week: an eye-opening interview with hairstylist Dan Burda from Studio Raw Elite to explore the value of outward beauty on our inner selves.  What is the TRUE and WHOLE VALUE of a good haircut? Read the interview below: 1.Isabella: Why did you […]

Self Care Summer: Round 2!

By: Isabella Lin, ACMS Intern Back for Round 2 of Self Care Summer? This week, with an emphasis on physical therapy and its direct ties to fitness, ACMS brings you an issue on a profession sometimes misunderstood. What does a Physical Therapist DO? Alice Beckett-Rumberger, PT, explains the “why” behind exercise and prioritizing physical Self […]

The Great Renaissance: Generative AI’s Moment is Now, But Do New Solutions Really Deliver?

By: Lindsey Spellman – Head of Marketing at Abridge  Giving and getting healthcare will always require conversations. How those conversations are documented and recalled by patients or clinicians is intriguing, because medical documentation hasn’t significantly changed much over the last 100 years. Until now. Today, AI companies are very much in the business of disrupting […]

Introducing…Self Care Summer!

By: Isabella Lin – ACMS Summer Intern Yes, we are already in the middle of summer, but now, the hottest and busiest time of the season, is the time to prioritize you. This blog will be a weekly series every Friday, with recipes, lifehacks, and mindfulness tips to get your weekend started. Let’s start off […]