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 Nov 13, 2018 · 6 MIN READ AMA Adopts New Policies at 2018 Interim Meeting The AMA voted to adopt new policies on emerging health care topics during the voting session of its Interim Meeting. 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 Jun 15, 2018 · 8 MIN READ AMA adopts new public health policies to improve health of nation AMA voted to adopt new policies aimed at improving the health of the nation. The new policies were approved during the voting session of the Annual Meeting. 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." 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 11, 2019 · 4 MIN READ Patrice A. Harris, M.D., inaugurated as 174th president of the AMA Patrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A., was sworn in today as the 174th president of the AMA. Dr. Harris is the first African-American woman to hold the office. 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. Press Releases May 13, 2020 · 3 MIN READ AMA, physician groups defend ACA gains in new Supreme Court filing For more than a decade, the AMA has advocated for expanded coverage and key health insurance reforms to help patients. 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. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.