On November 12-15, 2022, your AAPM&R delegates participated in the November 2022 American Medical Association (AMA) Interim Meeting of the House of Delegates (HOD). The AAPM&R delegation is represented by Drs. Susan Hubbell (AMA Delegate and PM&R Section Council Chair, Neuroscience Caucus Chair), Stuart Glassman (AMA Delegate, Specialty and Service Society Caucus (SSS) Governing Council Member-at-Large, Mobility Caucus President-Elect), Carlo Milani (Young Physician Section Representative, Alternate Delegate) and Ky Viet Quach (Resident and Fellow Sectional Delegate).
In an important dialogue surrounding the rise of gun violence in the United States, declared a public health crisis by the AMA in 2016, your AAPM&R delegates presented a resolution, “A National Strategy for Collaborative Engagement, Study and Solutions to Reduce the Role of Illegal Firearms in Firearm-Related Injury.” Delegates Dr. Milani and Dr. Glassman provided testimony to support this resolution, which was cited in this AMA article.
Please visit the AMA House of Delegates page on the AAPM&R website to view the full meeting report, once posted.