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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Dr. Mark Monahan: Health insurance prior-authorizations are on the rise »
You’ve probably heard the old saying ascribed to Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, and others: “The only two certainties in l...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Harry L. Gewanter: Let doctors and patients decide the best prescriptions »
Dr. Harry L. Gewanter explains why the most basic tenet of good medicine – “the sacred relationship between a patient and...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
A new chapter in Dr. Wenzel’s literary career »
A new chapter in Dr. Wenzel’s literary career BY CHIP JONES Longtime RAM member Dr. Richard P. Wenzel recently...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Dr. Mark Monahan’s 2018 Inaugural Speech Highlights “Culture of Collaboration” »
Click here for the Jan. 9, 2018 speech by incoming RAM President Dr. Mark Monahan as he celebrates the Academy’s past, sa...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Doctors aren’t behind rising health costs »
Click here for RAM Executive Director James G. (Jim) Beckner’s forceful rebuttal to a Richmond Times-Dispatch Editorial....

Leg.Up
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Why Trump’s Tariffs Could Raise the Cost of a Hip Replacement »
From pacemakers to defibrillators to artificial knees and hips, President Trump’s threatened tariffs on Chinese goods coul...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
It’s a Family Affair: Va.’s Medicaid Debate Hits Close to Home in GOP »
As the General Assembly returns to town next week, one of RAM’s own – state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant – finds herself in the...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
How Docs Did in New Federal Budget Bill »
Check out who won & who lost in the health care sector following passage of the new two-year $1.3 trillion federal spe...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Deep Thoughts on Medicine »
Back in the day, “clinicians thought in groups,” write the authors of a recent essay, including past RAM keynoter Dr. Thom...

RAMifications
Monday, February 19, 2018
“Celebrating our culture of collaboration” »
Click here for the Winter, 2018 edition of Ramifications , which begins with President Mark B. Monahan’s remarks from...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Spring 2017 Ramifications: Dr. Bear asks, “What does ‘access’ to health care really mean?” »
As the future of the Affordable Care Act hangs in the balance in Washington, RAM President Dr. Harry Bear offers some ti...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Winter 2017 Ramifications: Dr. Bear’s “The burden of debt for U.S. medical school graduates »
Our first edition of the year features a thought-provoking column by RAM President Dr. Harry Bear about the soaring cost o...

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