Matlock Jeffries, MD, Advocacy Award. Ali Mohammad, MBBch, FACP, Laureate Award.
I am a gastroenterologist in private practice and have always had a strong commitment to staying current in my field and practicing spirited patient advocacy.
The very nature of ACP advocacy involves participating in politics and the political process. ... What's at stake, though, is much more than a semantic debate over the meaning of being“ political.” It's the very nature of ACP advocacy.
It exists to improve health and health care by 1) ensuring that people who need care can get care (advocacy); 2) making sure that the doctors that they go to have
Opponents, which include some physician and patient advocacy groups, say that the FDA already has a process to get patients these drugs, called expanded access, and worry that the new laws
These steps will help us achieve a major goal of the College's advocacy effort, ensuring access to health insurance for all Americans.
individual patients, physicians have obligations of advocacy and public participation that extend to issues of access to care and the improvement of socioeconomic conditions that directly affect health.
Families USA, a consumer advocacy group, calculates that“ 71% of people in the individual market under age 65 have incomes at or below 400% of poverty,” making them eligible for the
First, the College will respond to any court decision with a robust policy process and effective advocacy for the issues we believe in.
There are several advocacy wins that are particularly noteworthy (including a few not mentioned in the infographic):. ... Looking ahead to the rest of 2018, ACP advocacy will continue to be about improving the health of patients and the practice