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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Jack Resneck Jr., MD, wins office of AMA president-elect
The California dermatologist won by acclamation at the June 2021 AMA Special Meeting. Learn about other physicians elected to AMA leadership positions.
June 2021 Special Meeting of HOD candidate interviews with speakers
Watch videos of the candidates for the AMA Board of Trustees and various councils to be elected during the June 2021 Special Meeting of the HOD.
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.
Gerald E. Harmon, MD, wins office of president-elect
The South Carolina family physician won by acclamation during a virtual meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. Learn about the other physicians elected to AMA leadership positions.
Council on Constitution & Bylaws
Members of the Council on Constitution & Bylaws (CCB)
View members serving on the Council on Constitution & Bylaws elected by the HOD to serve 4 year terms (except resident/fellow & student members).
Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD: Seeking a life fully lived
AMA member Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD, a Florida dermatologist, sees community and medical activism as part of a well-rounded life.
FREIDA™, the AMA Residency and Fellowship Database®
Save, rank, take notes, download and compare programs.Access FREIDA. Find your Match.
AMA Morning Rounds
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