Full FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine is milestone in pandemic fight
We must take full advantage of the vaccine protection afforded us by the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine now that it has earned full FDA approval.
We must reverse drop in U.S. life expectancy that preceded pandemic
Life expectancy was declining well before the pandemic accelerated its pace, but a greater focus on social determinants of health can help reverse this trend.
VA standards for health professionals threaten veterans’ care
Action by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement practice standards has unintended consequences that jeopardize health care for veterans.
Evolving COVID-19 situation demands nimble response
The CDC’s new guidance on mask-wearing is prudent advice offered for our protection. As frustrating as it may be, this is the right decision.
New AMA Foundation initiative will boost LGBTQ+ health care
The first in a series of fellowships to improve health care delivery to—and health outcomes for—the LGBTQ+ community holds transformational promise.
Expansion of telehealth services must be sustained
Congress must ensure the continued growth of telehealth by removing outdated and arbitrary restrictions on its use.
AMA membership growth a sign that physicians demand change
Dues-paying membership in the AMA has risen 35% over the last decade. Learn why doctors are responding to our efforts to drive medicine’s future.
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.