The history of African Americans and organized medicine
In 1989, the AMA’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs issued a report about the inequitable provision of medical care according to race.
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Health equity commitment being embedded in DNA of AMA’s work
Health equity means “optimal health for all,” says the AMA, which is undertaking a sustained effort to achieve that goal.
4 reasons why the AMA's website has a new look and feel
Our site has been redesigned to make it easier for medical students and physicians everywhere to find the AMA news and resources they need. Find out how.
Since its inception in 1847, see the important role the AMA and its members have played in the development of medicine in the United States.
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