International Medical Education
Why IMG physicians are vital to U.S. health security
The Trump proclamation blocking international medical graduates from entering the U.S. to train is not in the country’s best interest during a pandemic.
Medical School Diversity
How med schools, residency programs can diversify doctor workforce
Medical schools and residency programs are changing admissions and selection processes to make America’s doctors look more like their patients.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: How cultural factors, health disparities impact transmission
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 in the second of a two-part series, about the impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx community.
DACA upheld, protecting 30,000 health care workers from deportation
U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Trump administration’s attempted rescission of DACA program was arbitrary and capricious in violation of federal law.
AMA on U.S. Supreme Court’s DACA ruling
Our country relies on the skills and experiences of the hundreds of active physicians, plus medical students and residents who depend on DACA.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: AMA’s advocacy efforts for physician and patient protections
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 in the first of a two-part series, about AMA's latest advocacy efforts.
Challenges faced by women physicians don’t disappear with age
Learn more about three issues that confront senior women physicians and should be addressed by the health care system to prevent and reduce physician burnout.
Essential Physician Diversity Tools & Resources
Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
Minority Affairs Section
Senior Physicians Section
Women Physicians Section
How COVID-19 affects IMGs
IMG physicians face an uncertain future as COVID-19 brings precarious visa status, lack of immigration protection and disrupted training.
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