A Toast to Fierce and Funny!

We were thrilled to see John Oliver educate the nation about the pharmaceutical industry’s lesser known marketing tactics. We were even more delighted that he showcased two NPA members on the side of reform! This hilarious (occasionally edgy) take-down is so powerful that it garnered national media attention in its own right. We offer it to … Read more

You’re Invited! CME TweetChat Wednesday Night!

Do you use Twitter? Do you value industry-free CME? Are you in need of CME credit and looking for something new? If so, please join @NPALive Wednesday, April 2nd at 9pm EDT on Twitter for a TweetChat on the topic of new oral anticoagulants. Mark Ryan, MD, NPA’s V.P. of Communications, will lead a group walk-through of … Read more

Upcoming National Grand Rounds Event: “Agents of Change: Empowering Students to be Leaders in Conflict of Interest Policy Reform”

FREE WEBCAST live online from the American Medical Student Association Conference in New Orleans. Tune in from your home or office for this free, live webcast session designed to inform and inspire medical students to act as leaders in the movement to reform medical school policy on Conflict of Interest (COI) in medical education. Join the … Read more

Threats to Clinical Free Speech: Women’s Health & State House Overreach

Please join us for the next in the NPA’s Policy Call Series: Threats to Clinical Free Speech: Women’s Health & State House Overreach Hear from a Virginia State Delegate and an attorney with the Center for Reproductive Rights Tuesday, September 17 from 9:00 to 10:00pm EST Our Guest Speakers will be: Jennifer McClellan, Virginia State … Read more

2012 National Conference Highlights

SAVE THE DATE! The NPA’s 8th Annual Conference is scheduled for Oct 19-20, 2013! Click to view larger version On November 10-11, NPA members came together in Virginia for a phenomenal weekend of learning, networking, laughter, and strategic planning at our annual conference, “Leading the Way: the Next Chapter in America’s Health.” The room offered an inspiring … Read more

National Grand Rounds: Managing Conflict of Interest in Clinical & Academic Settings >> View Online Archive, Earn CME on Your Schedule

Managing Industry Conflict of Interest in the Clinical &Academic Setting This event was held in conjunction with the American Medical Student Association Empowering Future Physicians Conference on October 12.2012 at Nova Southeastern University and College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. View Webcast Archive and Earn CME This Enduring Material offers a maximum of AMA PRA Category … Read more

What Physicians Should Know About Benefits for Young Adults

As part of our NPA Webinar Series: Understanding the ACA Rory O’Sullivan, Policy and Research Manager for the Young Invincibles offered this presentation on benefits for young adults. A recording is posted below and Rory will continue answering questions posted on this page for the next few days. Got a question about the ACA and … Read more

What Physicians Should Know About Benefits for Women

As part of our NPA Webinar Series: Understanding the ACA, Lisa Codispoti, Senior Counsel to the National Women’s Law Center gave this 15 minute presentation. You can see the webinar below. Lisa and Sharon Phillips, MD, NPA-NY Director, also answered questions on the benefits of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at this page, … Read more

What Physicians Should Know About the ACA

As part of our NPA Webinar Series: Understanding the ACA, Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, NPA President offered this 15 minute presentation on the benefits of the ACA. You can view the webinar below. Dr. David Grande, NPA Board member and Dr. Jeff Huebner, NPA Policy Committee member will be answering questions on this page for the … Read more

What Physicians Should Know About Benefits for Seniors

As part of our series of Anniversary week webinars for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Joe Baker, President of the Medicare Rights Center, gave a 15 minute presentation and answered questions about the benefits of the ACA for seniors.  Dr. Jeff Huebner, a family physician practicing in Madison, WI and a member of the NPA … Read more