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At Brigham and Associates, Inc., our commitment is to the enhancement of health care, disability management, and claims systems, ensuring that decisions are well-informed, care is of exceptional quality, and the emphasis is consistently placed on functional outcomes. Our approach to this commitment is multifaceted, including specialized consultation, keynote speaking, training programs, and educational writing. Our consulting services are comprehensive, spanning meticulous case analysis to the refinement of overarching system processes. In every facet of our work, we adhere to the highest standards, implementing best practices that are supported by evidence-based medicine and up-to-date national guidelines.


We would also like to clarify that this website, amaguides.com, along with Brigham and Associates, Inc., functions independently from the American Medical Association (AMA). The educational programs and resources we offer are developed by our own team and do not carry the endorsement or sponsorship of the AMA. The views and insights provided during our training sessions and in our learning materials are those of the respective presenters and should not be interpreted as reflecting the official opinions or medical policy positions of the AMA.


Established in 1996

For a quarter-century, we have been committed to improving the ability to reliably assess and manage health and disability issues.


Our Goal

Our goal is to have us all — including those who are injured and ill — experience joyful, productive lives. 

Christopher R. Brigham, MD

Dr. Brigham is a thought leader on human potential and dis/ability. He is the Editor of the AMA Guides Newsletter and Casebook and Senior Contributing Editor for the AMA Guides, Sixth Edition. He has written over 300 peer-reviewed articles and is an accomplished professional speaker. 


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We understand critical issues associated with health and disability, including the assessment of clinical aspects, causation, apportionment, impairment, and workability. We are dedicated to providing better outcomes.

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This site is independent of the American Medical Association (AMA). The training program and resources provided are neither endorsed nor sponsored by the AMA, and the opinions and content of the training presentations and learning content represent the views of the presenters and are not necessarily the views of the AMA, particularly on matters of medical policy. All participants in AMA Guides training must have access to the AMA Guides.