AMA leaders speak to physician audiences and diverse leaders throughout the country to detail the AMA's work to improve the health of the nation, address the opportunities in health care today and lead through this time of change.

2018 Interim Meeting speeches 

AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD

Barbara L. McAneny, MD, president of the AMA, explores the subject of dysfunction in health care. 

VIDEO 1: AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power

PDF 1: Speech transcript: Dr. McAneny: 2018 Interim

AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD

AMA CEO James L Madara, MD, presents a speech to the House of Delegates discussing medicine’s moment of truth. 

VIDEO 2: Doctors as disruptors? AMA CEO says medicine’s future demands it

PDF 2: Speech transcript: Dr. Madara 2018 Interim

2018 Annual Meeting speeches

AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD

Barbara L. McAneny, MD, in her inaugural speech as president of the AMA, explores the subject of leadership and how health care must run on the values of physicians. 

VIDEO 3: New AMA president: Physicians must cure ailing health care system

PDF 3: Speech transcript: Dr. McAneny 2018 Annual

Surgeon General to AMA: Look upstream to prevent nation’s ills

In an address at the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams calls on AMA members to lead the nation in a civil discussion—even when it comes to hot-button issues.

VIDEO 4: Surgeon general to AMA: Look upstream to prevent nation’s ills

AMA President David O. Barbe, MD, MHA

During his address at the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, AMA President David O. Barbe, MD, discusses true physician leadership as he reviews examples of members moving medicine. 

VIDEO 5: AMA president: Physicians must address gun violence head on

PDF 4: Speech transcript: Dr. Barbe 2018 Annual

AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD

In his address to the House of Delegates at the American Medical Association (AMA) Annual Meeting on Jun 9, 2018, AMA CEO James L Madara, MD, outlines the 3 strategic arcs of the AMA. 

VIDEO 6: Time to flip construct: Put patients & doctors first

PDF 5: Speech transcript: Dr. Madara 2018 Annual

AMA leaders speak to physician audiences and diverse leaders throughout the country to detail the AMA's work to improve the health of the nation, address the opportunities in health care today and lead through this time of change.

2018 Interim Meeting speeches 

AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD

Barbara L. McAneny, MD, president of the AMA, explores the subject of dysfunction in health care. 

VIDEO 1: AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power

PDF 1: Speech transcript: Dr. McAneny: 2018 Interim

AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD

AMA CEO James L Madara, MD, presents a speech to the House of Delegates discussing medicine’s moment of truth. 

VIDEO 2: Doctors as disruptors? AMA CEO says medicine’s future demands it

PDF 2: Speech transcript: Dr. Madara 2018 Interim

2018 Annual Meeting speeches

AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD

Barbara L. McAneny, MD, in her inaugural speech as president of the AMA, explores the subject of leadership and how health care must run on the values of physicians. 

VIDEO 3: New AMA president: Physicians must cure ailing health care system

PDF 3: Speech transcript: Dr. McAneny 2018 Annual

Surgeon General to AMA: Look upstream to prevent nation’s ills

In an address at the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams calls on AMA members to lead the nation in a civil discussion—even when it comes to hot-button issues.

VIDEO 4: Surgeon general to AMA: Look upstream to prevent nation’s ills

AMA President David O. Barbe, MD, MHA

During his address at the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, AMA President David O. Barbe, MD, discusses true physician leadership as he reviews examples of members moving medicine. 

VIDEO 5: AMA president: Physicians must address gun violence head on

PDF 4: Speech transcript: Dr. Barbe 2018 Annual

AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD

In his address to the House of Delegates at the American Medical Association (AMA) Annual Meeting on Jun 9, 2018, AMA CEO James L Madara, MD, outlines the 3 strategic arcs of the AMA. 

VIDEO 6: Time to flip construct: Put patients & doctors first

PDF 5: Speech transcript: Dr. Madara 2018 Annual