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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
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
RAM Honors Dr. John O'Bannon »
RAM’s general meeting this week addressed a heavy topic: malpractice lawsuits. "[Medicine is our calling. This is what w...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Will this be the end of the ACA? »
A thousand miles from Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing, a federal judge in Texas heard arguments about whether the...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Gun-related deaths in the U.S. are among world's highest »
A new study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association notes that the U.S. is one of six globa...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
What will Medicaid expansion mean for you? »
On Jan. 1, about 400,000 people are likely to get insurance through the Medicaid expansion deal that came out of the Gener...
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
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Big Questions for Challenging Times »
What’s RAM been up to lately? (short answer: a lot!) More specifically, what’s RAM President Mark Monahan, MD , been d...
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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