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AMA STEPS Forward® podcast

May 11, 2022

COVID-19 is the most far-reaching public health emergency in generations, and its long-reaching effects have overwhelmed and overtaxed the health care community. Guest Dr. Reena Patel, an emergency medicine physician, shares her personal story about how the last two years treating patients amid staffing shortages...

Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Nigel Girgrah, Chief Wellness Officer at Ochsner Health System, discusses strategies for creating a culture of well-being at your health care organization – including addressing mental health stigma, building a strong EAP program, employing an opt out vs opt in approach, and encouraging leadership to be vulnerable...

Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Rishi Manchanda, President and CEO of HealthBegins, walks listeners through the 5 steps health care leaders can take to start translating their commitment to racial and health equity into action. To learn more, check out the related AMA STEPS Forward™ toolkits here: and

Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Kevin Hopkins, Primary Care Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic and Senior Physician Advisor at the AMA, discusses the current state of telemedicine and why it’s important for practices and health systems to pivot from a “physician-does-it-all” mentality and embrace team-based care. To learn more, check out...

Mar 16, 2022

Tom Delbanco, MD, and Catherine DesRoches, DrPH, Co-Founder and Executive Director respectively of OpenNotes, discuss common concerns and best practices when sharing clinical notes with patients. Read the full toolkit on this topic to learn more: