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AMA adopts new policy to increase diversity in physician workforce
Report outlines practices and interventions that can increase racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic diversity among the physician work force.
AMA announced policies adopted on medical trainees, residents, fellows
Policies include employee benefits for medical trainees, protection of residents and fellows during COVID-19.
AMA statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on California v. Texas
Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is a victory for patients and for the gains in health care coverage achieved through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
AMA announces Board of Trustees for 2021-2022
AMA introduces 21 members of its Board of Trustees for 2021-22.
AMA announced policies adopted on final day of Special Meeting
Welfare work requirements, immigration, vaccine privacy & more covered.
AMA adopts policy to address increases in youth suicide and save lives
New policy calls out escalating crisis in children and adolescent mental health in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
AMA adopts new policy to better diagnose and treat long-haul COVID-19
New policy calls for the AMA to advocate for legislation to provide funding for research, prevention, control, and treatment of post viral syndromes.
AMA endorses guidelines for vaccine mandates and credentials
We can reach herd immunity with a robust public campaign, respecting patients’ autonomy and minimizing disproportional burdens on marginalized communities.
Consider mental, emotional stressors in releasing teen health info
Currently, physicians must release health information even when they believe that doing so would emotionally, psychologically harm a teen patient.
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