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AMA Policy on Medical Staff Issues

The AMA House of Delegates has adopted substantial policy, often in response to OMSS-sponsored resolutions, in the form of policy positions and directives to take action addressing a range of issues relevant to the organized medical staff.

AMA policy on the medical staff is largely summarized by the AMA's "Principles for Strengthening the Physician-Hospital Relationship." Other relevant policy can be found via the links below:

Medical Staffs

Medical Staff Organization

Medical Staff Credentialing and Privileging

Peer Review


Hospital Accreditation Standards

Refer to AMA PolicyFinder for a complete list of AMA policies and directives on all subjects.