American Medical Association condemns acts of terrorism against health care workers

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6984.937c (Published 08 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:937
  1. James S Todd
  1. Executive vice president American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, USA

    EDITOR,—I am astonished that the anonymous author of the personal view entitled “Ironies in the abortion war” believes that the American Medical Association has been silent on an issue that threatens the lives of doctors.1 The association has fought against any type of terrorist attack directed at health care workers for years. At a press conference on 19 January held in response to the killings in Brookline, Massachusetts, Nancy Dickey, the vice chairperson of the association, strongly condemned the wave of violence directed at doctors …

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