American Medical Student Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Medical Student Association
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Florida voters to decide medical marijuana amendment in November

Although medical marijuana is still considered illegal under federal law, in June, Florida joined 22 other states in passing legislation supporting the use of marijuana for some debilitating medical diseases.Signed into law by Governor Scott , SB 1030 ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Say yes to interprofessional practice

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It is a question you have been asked your whole life. Some people dread it. Some vary in their response, and others answer decidedly and with passion. As a student who strives to help others, you have taken the ... [Published Pharmacist.com - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Jessica Means chooses med school, and music

WAt Harvard, professors kept telling her that she’d have to give up music if she went into medicine; she couldn’t do both. But she couldn’t imagine not playing the piano. “To me, it’s like breathing,” she says.Continue reading belowMedicine or music? ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Comings and Goings: July/August 2014

Jamien Payne, Tom Kinder, and Tiffany McCarty.A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.The American Medical Student Association has hired Joshua Caulfield as executive director. Caulfield previously served as CEO of ... [Published Associations Now - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Medical marijuana : Where does the debate stand now?

CURRENTLY, 23 United States (U.S.) states and DC have legalised the use of marijuana as a medical treatment. Maryland, Minnesota and New York are the most recent to join in 2014, and legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

“No major medical organization has come out in support of medical marijuana” says Florida opponent. Oh really?

Evidently not much of the $2.5 million Sheldon Adelson donated to defeating medical marijuana has been spent on research Jessica Spencer, director of the well-funded Vote No on 2 campaign opposing legalization of medical marijuana may have Sheldon ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Medicare Anniversary Events Demonstrate the Need to Expand Medicare For Every American

July 30, 2014 Medicare-For-All Would Ensure Universal Coverage and Address Health DisparitiesWASHINGTON, D.C. – Advocates, community leaders and policy experts convened today across the country to commemorate the 49th anniversary of Medicare, the widely ... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Gay physician wins AMA Leadership Award

Dr. Carl Streed Jr. recently received the AMA Foundation Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award. Streed has advocated for the inclusion of LGBT health issues in the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health curricula and successfully ... [Published Washington Blade - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Gay, Leadership, LGBT
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Where does the medical marijuana debate stand now?

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Currently, 23 US states and DC have legalized the use of marijuana as a medical treatment. Maryland, Minnesota and New York are the most recent to join in 2014, and legislation to legalize medical marijuana ... [Published Medical News Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Willoughby student is a member of the American Medical Student Association

Adam Spooner of Willoughby is a member of the American Medical Student Association. Spooner is majoring in biology.He is the son of Patricia Spooner and a 2013 graduate of Eastlake North High School. ... [Published News-Herald - Mar 15 2014]

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"To say that studies determining the medical efficacy of marijuana is limited to animal studies and anecdotal stories is flatly false" Hermes replied
...It found 70 percent of Americans support allowing doctors to "end the [terminally ill] patient's life by some painless means,” but only 51 percent support doctors helping a terminally ill patient "commit suicide," a huge 19-point difference."

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Florida voters to decide medical marijuana amen... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 15 2014]
Say yes to interprofessional practice [Published Pharmacist.com - Aug 02 2014]
Jessica Means chooses med school, and music [Published Boston Globe - Aug 02 2014]
Comings and Goings: July/August 2014 [Published Associations Now - Aug 01 2014]
Medical marijuana : Where does the debate stand... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 01 2014]
“No major medical organization has come out in ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]
Medicare Anniversary Events Demonstrate the Nee... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 31 2014]
Gay physician wins AMA Leadership Award [Published Washington Blade - Jul 24 2014]
Where does the medical marijuana debate stand now? [Published Medical News Today - Jul 24 2014]
Willoughby student is a member of the American ... [Published News-Herald - Mar 15 2014]
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Terminology associated with the Death with Dign... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jan 26 2014]
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