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Congress must ensure the continued growth of telehealth by removing outdated and arbitrary restrictions on its use.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.
Time to pursue patient-centered payment models designed by doctors
The U.S. health care system should include physician-designed alternative payment models (APMs) that can improve care and remove barriers to innovation.
With ACA upheld, let’s focus on further enhancements
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, it’s time to tweak it to enhance its effectiveness and reach.
Telehealth advances, mental health focus are changes worth keeping
COVID-19 has spotlighted mental health while advancing the reach of telehealth. We should build on these positive changes.
Physicians take on vital new role: COVID-19 vaccine myth-busters
Physicians play a pivotal part in separating facts from falsehoods to help ensure as many Americans as possible obtain COVID-19 vaccination protection.
What we need to advance equity: reflection, partnership, accountability
With new plan, the AMA will use its resources and influence to help dismantle structural racism and work toward a more equitable future for all people.
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.