Avoid "elder-speak" with your senior patients
That’s one practice tip from a physician expert who explains why there needs to be a greater emphasis on geriatrics in medical training.
Jordan Lippincott: Boosting access to care for underserved
AMA member Jordan Michael Lippincott grew up in a rural area and understands the challenges that are present when it comes to obtaining care.
Personal Member Benefits & Discounts
These 5 AMA member benefits help medical students thrive
From healthy eating to testing through the roof, the AMA offers benefits that can help its medical student members stay ahead.
Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
LGBTQ leadership opportunities
The AMA is your powerful ally in providing you with leadership opportunities in the Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues.
Minority Affairs Section leadership opportunities
The AMA is your ally in providing you with opportunities in the MAS to develop your leadership skills and advocate for patients and the profession.
About the Minority Affairs Section (MAS)
The American Medical Association Minority Affairs Section (MAS) addresses the issues and concerns of underrepresented minority physicians.
About the Academic Physicians Section (APS)
The AMA Academic Physicians Section (APS) provides AMA member academic physicians the opportunity to participate in forming AMA policy through debate and a vote in the AMA's House of Delegates (HOD).
Join the Academic Physicians Section (APS)
Get involved with the Academic Physicians Section (APS) and be recognized as a leader working to address key medical education and practice issues affecting academic physicians, medical students and trainees.
L. Carlos Zapata, MD: Shaping evidence-based health care policy
AMA member L. Carlos Zapata, MD, witnessed his uncle wake up from a coma and saw the amazing work physicians did to save his life. Now he strives to do the same.
Interim Meeting site
Find HOD and Section information on highlights, agendas and other meeting documents.
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