Information Sharing

AMA Discussion Group: Telemedicine Amid COVID19- Running until Saturday, April 17

Pandemic Response Resources

AMA Code of Medical Ethics: Guidance in a Pandemic

COVID-19 Resources

ACS Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance

AMA COVID-19 resource center for physicians

AMA Chart- State policies on coverage and access- COVID-1

CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals

FDA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources

CARES Act: Loans & other financial assistance for physician practices -includes SBA loan and mid-sized practice loan information

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

Harvard Business Review: Special Coverage: Leading and working through a pandemic

  • Highlighted Articles:
    • How Hospitals Can Manage Supply Shortages as Demand Surges
      Management Article – April 3, 2020
      An effective strategy must tackle both sides of the problem.
    • Social Distancing Doesn’t Have to Disrupt Mentorship
      Leadership Article – April 6, 2020
      Great mentors show up in times of crisis and uncertainty
    • Don’t Let Fear of COVID-19 Turn into Stigma
      Economics & Society Article – April 6, 2020
      When a disease is stigmatized, people are less likely to get tested or treated.
    • Real Leaders Are Forged in Crisis
      Crisis Management Article – April 3, 2020
      Four lessons from Lincoln, Churchill, MLK, and others.
    • 4 Behaviors that help Leaders Manage a Crisis
      Leadership and Managing People – April 2, 2020
      How to train your Team.
    • What Good Leadership Looks Like During this Pandemic
      Crisis Management Article – April 13, 2020
    • Build Your Team’s Resilience-From Home
      Managing People Article – April 14, 2020

Overcoming practice sustainability challenges during COVID-19 -includes information on the CARES Act, CMS payment policy page, liability, and CPT coding guidance

AAOS Letter to Vice President Michael R. Pence

    • Highlighted Articles from AOA authors:
      • Editorial: COVID-19 Pandemic and JBJS
        Marc Swiontkowski, MD, FAOA
      • Managing Resident Workforce and Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic
        Andrew M. Schwartz, MD, Jacob Wilson, MD, FAOA, Scott D. Boden, MD, FAOA, Thomas J. Moore, MD, FAOA, Thomas L. Bradbury Jr., MD, FAOA, and Nicholas D. Fletcher, MD
      • What’s Important: Facing Fear in the Time of COVID-19
        George S.M. Dyer, MD, FAOA, Mitchel B. Harris, MD, FAOA
      • The Orthopaedic Forum: Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis: An Orthopaedic Perspective
        Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD, Casey M. O’Connor, MD, Matthew R. DiCaprio, MD, FAOA, Richard Iorio, MD, FAOA
      • A Review of State Guidelines for Elective Orthopaedic Procedures During the COVID-19 Outbreak
        Nikolas J. Sarac, BS, Benjamin A. Sarac, BS, Anna R. Schoenbrunner, MD, MAS, Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, Ryan K. Harrison, MD, Laura S. Phieffer, MD, FAOA, Carmen E. Quatman, MD, PhD, Thuan V. Ly, MD, FAOA
      • What’s Important: Redeployment of the Orthopaedic Surgeon During the COVID-19 Pandemic–Perspectives from the Trenches
        Nana O. Sarpong, MD, MBA, Lynn A. Forrester MD, William N. Levine, MD, FAOA
      • An Orthopaedic Perspective on COVID-19 Costs

GME Resources

Please see the CORD webpage for additional resources to support resident and fellow education.

Press Releases

April 3, 2020 — “AMA Urges All Governors to Adopt Stay-at-Home Orders to Fight COVID-19 Spread”

“In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and evidence that shows that physical distancing is the only effective mechanism to stop the spread of the virus, the American Medical Association (AMA) today sent a letter to the National Governors Association (NGA) urging all states to issue statewide stay-at-home orders.” Read more.