Field of Work: Learning physicians' views of health care reform
Problem Synopsis: During the health reform debates, a key question was whether the American Medical Association's stand on health care reform represented the views of its member physicians and of U.S. physicians overall.
Synopsis of the Work: Mt. Sinai researchers, assisted by a panel of experts, designed a survey asking physicians which of three options for expanding health insurance coverage they would most strongly support:
The researchers' findings were published on September 14, 2009, in an e-publication version of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and reported on National Public Radio on September 14 and 15. The print version was published in NEJM on October 1, 2009. Findings include: