04.07.20

AMA Suspends Plans for Annual Meeting in Chicago

Source: FierceHealthcare

The American Medical Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting planned for June in Chicago has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

The AMA said the decision came as government mandates prohibit large-scale gatherings in Chicago and travel restrictions are in place elsewhere throughout the country. They also said the cancellation was due to the demands the pandemic response is placing on physicians and the health care system at large.

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