Essential Tools & Resources
Read AMA policies on health equity
Explore health equity on JAMA Network™️
Read the latest on health equity from AMA Journal of Ethics®️
Learn more about health disparities on AMA Ed Hub™️
COVID-19 Q&A: health equity in pandemic
Release the Pressure: Heart health equity with Essence
Prioritizing Equity video series: Reproductive health care as a human right
Learn how reproductive health care is a human right and connects to health equity, exploring the impacts of the overturn of Roe v. Wade in this Prioritizing Equity discussion.
What is health equity?
Health equity assures conditions for optimal health for all people. Achieving health equity requires valuing all individuals and populations equally.
3 ways medical students can help reverse distrust in medicine
U.S. medicine’s racist legacy has sown distrust among patients from historically marginalized communities. Medical students can push for systemic change.
What sets back care for transgender patients in the exam room
Kameryn J. Lee, MD, MSPH, is an ob-gyn and a transgender woman. “It’s a terrible feeling” to sense discomfort from one’s doctor, she says. Learn more.
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Achieving optimal health for all
The AMA is confronting inequity at the system and community level to bring health equity to marginalized and minoritized communities in the U.S.