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. Health Equity UPDATED Oct 7, 2020 ·6 MIN READ Impact of COVID-19 on minoritized and marginalized communities Locate resources on how long-standing disparities in marginalized and minoritized communities have exacerbated the impact of COVID-19. 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. 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 Sep 2, 2021 ·5 MIN READ AMA releases educational resources to advance equity in health care AMA Ed Hub will feature new modules aimed at addressing the root causes of inequities, including racism and structural determinants of health. Health Equity Nov 21, 2016 ·8 MIN READ As bias persists, challenges arise on diversity in medicine Too many physicians face hurtful assumptions about “what a doctor looks like.” What is needed to forge a new conversation on diversity in medicine? Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.