By Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force; Bobby Mukkamala, MD, Chair AMA Pain Care Task Force
Updated July 20, 2020
The words we use to describe someone can influence attitudes, beliefs, and behavior toward them, including the care decisions physicians make.
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Leading-edge Practices and Next Steps
The AMA Opioid Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.Learn More