Overview of House of Delegates at 2018 AMA Interim Meeting

Patient Support & Advocacy

8 ways to promote affordable access to high-value care

Cost concerns too often prevent patients from pursing evidence-based care their doctors recommend. The AMA details tools, insurance plan designs and advocacy initiatives that can help.

Interim Meeting

Top 5 issues to watch at the 2018 AMA Interim Meeting

Track the big issues that physicians, residents and medical students will consider at their meeting Nov. 8–13 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Betty S. Chu, MD, an ob-gyn


Members Move Medicine: CMO works to help physicians excel

AMA member and chief medical officer Betty S. Chu, MD, reconnects to purpose by speaking with patients in her clinic, during hospital rounds or out in the community.

Council on Medical Service

Members of the Council on Medical Service

Person holding a stethoscope against American flag

Patient Support & Advocacy

Why the U.S. health care system should be reformed

Find out why the AMA is committed to health care reform that expands insurance coverage and provides more access to high-quality care.

Council on Medical Service

Delivery reform reports from Council on Medical Service

Explore reports on this topic from the Council on Medical Service presented during the AMA interim and annual meetings.


Prior authorization research & reports

Read the evidence supporting the need for prior authorization reform.

AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, an oncologist 


Members Move Medicine: Pushing for a better health system

As a leader of organized medicine and as a developer of the oncology medical home, AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, is shaping health care’s future.

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