Ethics and Health Disparities
Increasing trust and decreasing health disparities
The AMA's Ethics Standards Group is committed to helping eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. We focus on academic research and training programs to help increase awareness and improve understanding of issues related to ethics and health disparities, as well as providing resources for others working on these issues.
Ethical Force Program® initiative to develop tools for assessment and learning
Focus area: trust
A physician's professional responsibility, patient trust, and racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare.
Race, trust speakers kit
Race, trust, and tuskegee: Professional ethics, broken trust and health disparities
Trust and disparities teaching resources
Films, books and articles to be used for teaching about ethics and health disparities.
What you can do
Ways you can take action to address health disparities.