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About Our Policy and Advocacy

We dedicate our resources to being the voice of young physicians concerned about issues affecting their practice and their patients. Learn about our policy-making process and how the AMA-YPS is working for you.

Our policies in action

The AMA and its members play a crucial role in shaping health policy at all levels.  Tell your legislators how the issues really affect you and your patients.

  • End the Budget Sequester Cuts
  • It's not too late for Congress to save graduate medical education
  • Tell Congress to repeal Medicare's flawed SGR formula

Visit the AMA Grassroots Action Center, Litigation Center of the AMA and State Medical Societies, and Private Sector Advocacy for more information.  Be sure to share these resources with your colleagues.

Participate in our advocacy

Learn how to successfully Communicate with Members of Congress

Our policy positions

Review the AMA PolicyFinder to see what positions your colleagues have taken on health care issues that impact your practice and your patients.

Contribute to our policy development

Get involved! Your participation is vital to our success.