Updated July 28, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19  pandemic, the AMA is curating critical health equity resources from across the web to examine the structural issues that contribute to and could exacerbate already existing inequities. 

  1. AMA and Center for Health Equity resources on COVID-19

    1. Explore AMA’s position on health equity and see how the AMA is working to address the root causes of inequities.
  2. Health literacy resources on inequities & for non-English speakers

    1. Explore the history/causes of health inequities and obtain community education resources for non-English speakers.
  3. The role of data collection in the COVID-19 pandemic

    1. Access trackers, maps, a dashboard, and information about initiatives underway to collect data on health inequities impacting various groups—including racism and xenophobia against Asian Americans; and understand the importance of data during the pandemic and beyond.
  4. Impact of COVID-19 on minoritized and marginalized communities

    1. Find out how COVID-19 has impacted the Black, Latinx, Native American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, LGBTQ and disability, as well as rural communities.
  5. COVID-19 FAQs: Health equity in a pandemic

    1. AMA looks at some of the reasons why marginalized and minoritized patients have and will suffer disproportionally during the COVID-19 crisis. Read the frequently asked questions on health equity in a pandemic. 
  6. States tracking COVID-19 race and ethnicity data

    1. Data on racial and ethnic patterns of the COVID-19 pandemic show that COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting black communities.
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