American Medical Association’s New President a ‘Passionate Defender of the Independent Physician’

Source: FierceHealthcare

Susan Bailey, MD, the new president of the American Medical Association (AMA), called for physicians to advocate at the highest levels of government and insurance companies for support needed “to sustain private practice during a pandemic that threatens its very survival,” according to a FierceHealthcare report.

Bailey, an allergist from Fort Worth, Texas, was sworn in as president of the nation’s largest physician organization over the weekend. She called herself a “passionate defender of the independent physician.” 

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