Police brutality must stop
Violence between law enforcement and the public is a critical determinant of health. The AMA urges a multi-fold response to address longstanding societal racism.
Medical students offer insights on inequities during COVID-19
Medical students from across organized medicine are working to address the health inequity laid bare by the pandemic.
Why African American communities are being hit hard by COVID-19
AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, talks with black journalists about the factors driving pandemic caseloads, deaths among African Americans.
Prioritizing Equity video series: COVID-19 & the Experiences of Medical Students
AMA’s Chief Health Equity Officer, Aletha Maybank MD, MPH, hosts a panel with a group of medical students, some of the nation’s youngest medical leaders to discuss health equity considerations during the pandemic.
How COVID-19’s egregious impact on minorities can trigger change
Pandemic’s indisputable, deadly toll in minority communities should lead to prioritizing health equity, says a leading cardiologist.
States tracking COVID-19 race and ethnicity data
Data on racial and ethnic patterns of the COVID-19 pandemic show that COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting black communities.
AMA announces new COVID-19 health equity resources
These timely and topical resources were designed to ensure that physicians are equipped with the information they need to confront inequities.
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