Missouri Physician From Mountain Grove Sworn In As AMA President

David O. Barbe, M.D., a family physician from Mountain Grove, Mo., was sworn in last tonight as th e 172nd president of the American Medical Association (AMA). In leading the nation’s largest physician organization, Dr. Barbe will focus his tenure on advancing the AMA’s strategy to improve health outcomes for Americans living with pre-diabetes and hypertension; accelerate change in medical education and prepare students for today’s health care system; and enhance physician satisfaction and practice sustainability.

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