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. Population Care Jun 23, 2022 · 8 MIN READ Q&A: How to build a nationally recognized LGBTQ+ clinic Katherine Imborek, MD, explains how a one-night-a-week service at the University of Iowa grew into a clinic treating some 14,000 LGBTQ+ patients. Health Equity May 12, 2022 · 10 MIN READ Q&A: After years in practice, why this internist came out to patients Arkansas internist Riley Wagner Lipschitz, MD, says a deeply personal reason drove her decision to talk about her wife with patients. Learn more. Medical Students Jun 15, 2022 · 7 MIN READ Q&A: Why this medical student leader is an AMA member for life Haidn Foster, MD, is the outgoing chair of the AMA Medical Student Section. He details how the AMA empowers students to move medicine forward. 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. Accelerating Change in Medical Education Aug 10, 2022 · 4 MIN READ Competency-based innovations at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Learn how the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is evolving competency-based tools across the medical education continuum. Women Physicians Sep 10, 2021 · 8 MIN READ Dr. Ravi: Fighting for patients and pushing women forward in medicine Family physician Anita Ravi, MD explains how to pursue trauma-informed care to normalize conversations about health care with survivors of abuse. Public Health Aug 5, 2021 · 10 MIN READ Q&A: How COVID-19 has expanded spotlight on mental health Mental health in the age of COVID-19, says AMA member Adrian Jaques H. Ambrose, MD, MPH, has created an increased focus on stigmas, health equity and youth. Health Equity Mar 21, 2022 · 4 MIN READ Rev up the health tech sector by putting equity at its core The health IT industry often excludes people from historically marginalized groups, to everyone’s detriment. An AMA initiative seeks to change that. Leadership Jun 19, 2020 · 8 MIN READ New AMA president: COVID-19 can spur positive changes in health care In this Q&A, new AMA President Susan R. Bailey, MD, discusses what the nation’s COVID-19 experience has to teach us about removing obstacles to patient care.