Patient Support & Advocacy
Health equity commitment being embedded in DNA of AMA’s work
Health equity means “optimal health for all,” says the AMA, which is undertaking a sustained effort to achieve that goal.
UC-Irvine medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees
The AMA announced today that Sarah Mae Smith has been elected the next student member of the AMA Board of Trustees.
Confronting harassment within medicine head on
The AMA House of Delegates took unanimous action on the issue, reaffirming the Association’s age-old commitment to equity, fairness and respect.
AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, says the AMA is fighting the forces that make the U.S. health system so dysfunctional.
Why women physicians need to know the business side of health care
Barbara L. McAneny, MD, president of the AMA, emphasizes that if women physicians can speak the language of business, they can speak the language of power.
To make a difference for women in medicine, address implicit bias
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, president-elect of the AMA addresses the need to look on many fronts at implicit bias against women in medicine.
Members Move Medicine: Standing tall and telling truths
AMA member and President-elect Patrice Harris, MD, owes her success as a leader in medicine to years of hard work, persistence and support from family and friends.