Learning the painful lessons taught by 1 million lives lost
Physicians mourn this unfathomable loss, and we are committed to ensuring the nation’s public health system emerges stronger from this crisis.
Physician-led teams deliver the care patients deserve
95% of patients want doctors involved in diagnosis and treatment decisions. That’s one reason the AMA stands strong for the physician-led care team.
Elevating your voice, and medicine, for 175 years and counting
In 1847, the AMA set a high bar with the Code of Medical Ethics. Each day, we promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
Time to step up screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
As knowledge grows about the link between type 2 diabetes and COVID-19, so does the need to help patients prevent this devastating chronic condition.
Targeting civilians and health care in war is unconscionable
The Russian attacks on Ukrainian civilians, hospitals and clinics are outrageous and must stop now. Learn how you can aid medical relief efforts.
What we really need boosted is the overall vaccination rate
As CDC authorizes fourth COVID-19 shot for many, tens of millions still haven’t had a first dose. Doctors must redouble their efforts to change that.
How we can honor the legacy and memory of Dr. Lorna Breen
Our AMA offers multiple resources addressing severe pandemic-related burnout, in addition to measures taken under the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Act.
Your powerful ally
The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.
AMA Equity Plan 2021-2023
Embedding equity into medicine requires planning and honesty. To meet this moment, the AMA has developed a plan to advance racial and social justice.