Medical School Diversity
Making med school diversity more than a box-checking exercise
The racial and ethnic makeup of American physicians doesn’t align with the racial and ethnic makeup of America. That needs to change.
Women in Medicine
Join the AMA Women Physicians Section in honoring physicians who have offered their time, expertise and support to advance women in medicine.
Physician moms: More housework, higher career dissatisfaction
Overall, physician mothers report being responsible for most domestic tasks. Learn how one surgeon and medical school dean managed home and work demands.
Why the AMA is committed to a diverse physician workforce
Texas Tech’s decision to no longer consider race in medical school admissions decisions is a setback to the profession’s efforts on diversity and health equity.
Resident & Student Finance
How free medical school tuition can change the physician workforce
Some medical schools are zeroing out their tuition bills. That could mean a more diverse pool of physicians who are freer to pursue different career and life paths.
Drs. McAneny, Harris recognized for work as women health care leaders
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, and President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD, honored on Modern Healthcare lists of most accomplished female executives from the health care sector.
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.
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