Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA
AMA Affiliated Groups
- Former President, American Medical Association,
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, a board-certified psychiatrist, was the 174th president of the American Medical Association for the year 2020-2021.
We can’t let essential care become another casualty of COVID-19
Police brutality must stop
Violence between law enforcement and the public is a critical determinant of health. The AMA urges a multi-fold response to address longstanding societal racism.
Med school grads: We need you more than ever
We must extend health coverage to all in COVID-19 crisis
Tens of millions of people are losing their jobs—and can lose their health insurance coverage as a result. Here’s how to help these patients get covered during the pandemic.
We must expand COVID-19 testing capacity before restarting the economy
5 vital lifelines still needed for struggling physician practices
To protect private practices from financial ruin as a result of COVID-19, the AMA urges 5 steps that must be taken to preserve their viability.