Georgia is probably reopening too soon
By Dr. George Leach Gov. Brian Kemp announced last week initial steps aimed at reopening Georgia’s economy.  Beginning last Friday, his order allowed gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, cosmetologist, hair designers, nail care artists, estheticians and massage therapists to resume business, provided they comply with... Read more
Protect the most vulnerable from COVID-19 
By Dr. Shelby R. Wilkes With the rising number of cases in the United States and especially in hot spots such as New York City, Chicago and New Orleans, the imperative for access to testing and health care equity for all Americans is critical in the present pandemic of... Read more
We’re at war, and PPE is doctors’ body armor
This Commentary was first published by the Philadelphia Inquirer By Fatima Syed, Deep Shah and Ravi Parikh Just a few months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. physicians feel that they are at war. War metaphors are now being invoked across the country. The president of the United States... Read more
Will you step up now to help clinics for the poor?
By Holly Lang There’s a famous quote by Mr. Rogers in which he recalls his mother telling him that in times of trouble, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Across the state, COVID-19 is testing all of our communities and health systems – especially... Read more
It’s time for tort reform in Georgia
By Dr. Andrew Reisman, president of the Medical Association of Georgia  There hasn’t been any shortage of media reports highlighting the number of Georgians who don’t have health insurance. But one key point that tends to get lost in the shuffle is that health insurance and access to care... Read more

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