Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues The AMA Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues provides a forum within the AMA to address the needs of LGBTQ physicians, medical students and patients. Press Releases Jul 26, 2017 · 1 MIN READ AMA statement on transgender Americans in the military The AMA believes there is no medically valid reason to exclude transgender individuals from military service. Press Releases Apr 11, 2019 · 1 MIN READ AMA statement on Pentagon's ban on transgender in military As Pentagon's ban on transgender in military goes into effect, AMA says no medical basis for referring to gender transition as a “deficiency." Medical School Life UPDATED Apr 6, 2023 · 6 MIN READ Medical student leadership opportunities Take on leadership opportunities at the local, state or national levels to represent medical students and address their concerns. Council on Science & Public Health UPDATED Oct 17, 2022 · 3 MIN READ Public health: CSAPH reports Read reports on this topic for the Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH) presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings. Interim Meeting Nov 4, 2022 · 15 MIN READ Interim Meeting education sessions Find dates, times, CME opportunities and more information about education sessions offered during the 2022 Interim Meeting. Patient Support & Advocacy Sep 3, 2019 · 5 MIN READ 10 women in medicine who advocate for underserved populations Find out how these AMA members are working to improve access to high-quality care for patients. Press Releases Jul 10, 2019 · 3 MIN READ AMA: Leading medical organizations fight for transgender Americans The AMA and 15 national health care organizations filed a joint brief urging SCOTUS to rule to protect transgender individuals from employment discrimination. Population Care 3 MIN READ Creating an LGBTQ-friendly practice Physicians who create an environment where all patients feel welcome can better meet their patients' often complex health care needs. Press Releases Jun 10, 2019 · 5 MIN READ AMA adopts new policies on first day of voting at 2019 Annual Meeting New policies touch on anti-transgender violence, vaccine consent for minors, human trafficking. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.