See the key role the AMA Councils play in the establishment of health policies and the betterment of the public health.
Council & Committee Nominations
Details provided on the nomination process and deadlines for physicians, residents and medical students interested in joining AMA council and committees.
Council on Constitution & Bylaws (CCB)
The CCB recommends changes to the AMA Constitution and Bylaws and helps the Board of Trustees review rules, regulations and procedures of AMA sections.
Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA)
Also known as CEJA, this council maintains and updates the Code of Medical Ethics and it promotes adherence to the Code’s professional ethical standards.
Council on Legislation (COL)
The Council on Legislation (COL) reviews proposed federal legislation and recommends appropriate action in accordance with AMA policy.
Council on Long Range Planning & Development (CLRPD)
This CLRPD evaluates long-range objectives and policy development process to make recommendations on the issues related to AMA’s vision, goals and priorities.
Council on Medical Education
This council recommends educational policies and the appointment of representatives to medical education organizations, accreditation and certification boards.
Council on Medical Service
This council evaluates the social and economic aspects of medical care and recommends policies on these issues to the AMA House of Delegates.
Council on Science & Public Health (CSAPH)
CSAPH works to represent the belief that scientific evidence is the basis for improving patient care quality, medical progress and public health.
Council ReportsView ReportsFind policy recommendations made to the AMA House of Delegates.
PolicyFinderView PoliciesUse PolicyFinder to read AMA’s positions and policies since the Association’s inception.