The seven AMA councils provide information and recommend policies to the Board of Trustees or House of Delegates on various issues impacting patients and physicians, including medical education, professional ethics, legislation, AMA bylaws, long range planning, medical service, and science and public health.
Essential Tools & Resources
AMA Council Report Finder
Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA) reports
Council on Medical Education reports
Council on Medical Service Reports
Council on Science & Public Health reports
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Council on Legislation
Brooke M. Buckley, MD
Brooke M. Buckley, MD, is an AMPAC Board Observer on the Council on Legislation at the American Medical Association.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Federal action on surprise medical bills: What doctors should know
Patients will be protected from unexpected medical costs and physicians will have a process to challenge inadequate out-of-network insurance payment.
Why physician advocacy at all levels will be key in 2021
There is a growing overlap between state and federal policymaking. Learn how AMA advocacy teams are prepared to tackle issues in either venue.
Council on Legislation
Ross F. Goldberg, MD
Ross F. Goldberg, MD, is a member on the Council on Legislation at the American Medical Association.
These councils shape doctors’ future. Now they’re all led by women.
Seven powerful AMA councils help set the course for U.S. health care. Learn about the seven women heading up these councils in 2020.
Compendium of graduate medical education initiatives: AMA policies
A collection of AMA policies related to GME.
Compendium of graduate medical education initiatives: AMA initiatives
Find an overview of AMA efforts and initiatives to help improv GME.
Compendium of graduate medical education initiatives: AMA recommendations
The 2020 Compendium of Graduate Medical Education Initiatives report outlines key aspects from recent AMA proposals to address funding and governance of GME.
Compendium of graduate medical education initiatives
The AMA addresses concerns regarding the challenges faced by the current graduate medical education (GME) system with a report on GME initiatives to help inform future GME advocacy.
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