Accessibility Statement

The American Medical Association is committed to providing a website that is accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. We endeavor to follow federal standards for technology accessibility for people with disabilities (Section 508) and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Web Accessibility Help

Make your experience on this website more accessible by using built-in accessibility options available on your device. Detailed instructions are available on the Accessibility Options page maintained by

Viewing PDF or Word/DOC Files

Improve viewing of Portable Document Format (PDF) or Word or DOC files available on AMA’s website by downloading the latest version of Adobe Reader (for PDF format) or Microsoft Office (for Word or DOC format).

We Can Help

Some areas of the AMA websites may require personal login information or acceptance of additional special terms and conditions. If you have difficulty accessing content, have difficulty viewing a file on the website, or notice any accessibility problems, please contact the AMA to specify the nature of the accessibility concern, the webpage address of the requested material, the assistive technology you use, and your email address so that we may respond to your concern. The AMA will strive to provide the content you need in the format you require. We also welcome your questions about this accessibility statement.

Reviewed February 2024