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 Jun 11, 2018 · 2 MIN READ AMA supports modifying leave policies to be inclusive of LGBTQ workers New policy adopted at the AMA Annual Meeting calls for inclusive family and medical leave policies to support LGBTQ workers. Press Releases Jun 16, 2022 · 2 MIN READ AMA welcomes Biden administration focus on LGBTQ+ health The AMA strongly supports reducing the risk of youth exposure to so-called conversion therapy, an unethical practice not based on medical and scientific evidence. Press Releases Nov 13, 2018 · 2 MIN READ AMA policy supporting survivors of LGBTQ intimate partner violence The policy calls for physician awareness of IPV among LGBTQ patients, and funding for programs and services for survivors that do not discriminate against communities. Press Releases Jan 28, 2020 · 5 MIN READ AMA Foundation launches new plan to address LGBTQ health disparities John D. Evans to chair AMA Foundation Commission for National LGBTQ Fellowship Program. Press Releases Jun 13, 2016 · 1 MIN READ AMA president responds to Orlando mass shooting tragedy As the nation's healers, we are shocked and saddened by the horrific, senseless murders in Orlando and a brazen, targeted attack on LGBTQ Americans. Press Releases Jun 15, 2020 · 1 MIN READ AMA statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Title VII cases The AMA supports everyone’s access to quality, evidence-based health care regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Health Equity UPDATED Jul 28, 2020 · 15 MIN READ COVID-19 FAQs: Health equity in a pandemic AMA looks at some of the reasons why marginalized and minoritized patients have and will suffer disproportionally during the COVID-19 crisis. Read the frequently asked questions on health equity in a pandemic. 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. Press Releases Jun 16, 2021 · 4 MIN READ 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. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.