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 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 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. Press Releases Jan 26, 2021 ·1 MIN READ AMA on nomination of Rachel Levine, MD, for HHS assistant secretary If confirmed, Dr. Levine would be the highest-ranking transgender official in the U.S. government—a strong, inclusive message to America’s LGBTQ community. Press Releases Jun 12, 2020 ·1 MIN READ AMA opposes effort to allow discrimination against patients Respect for the diversity of patients is a fundamental value of the medical profession and is reflected in long-standing AMA policy. AMA Center for Health Equity 3 MIN READ In Full Health initiative to advance equitable health innovation The In Full Health initiative to advance equitable health innovation works to invest in and improve the health of historically marginalized communities. Leadership 5 MIN READ The AMA’s strategic plan to embed racial justice and advance health equity Read about the AMA's strategic plan to embed racial justice and advance health equity both within the AMA organization, and in the medical profession. 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 Jan 25, 2021 ·1 MIN READ AMA salutes Biden for ending ban on transgender Americans in military AMA welcomes the president’s decision to reverse the policy that largely barred transgender people from serving in the military. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.