The professional society for British doctors, founded in 1832, that is both a political and an academic organization. It serves the interests of members of the medical profession, and the people of Great Britain, advising the government and the public about medical matters. It publishes a weekly general medical journal, the British Medical Journal, and a large number of specialized journals. See http://www.bma.org.uk for details.
Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.