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AMA in the News: June 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for June 2021.
Gerald Harmon, MD, on his priorities as incoming AMA president
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with incoming AMA President Gerald Harmon, MD.
New AMA policy opposes “excited delirium” diagnosis
New policy addresses reports that show use of “excited delirium," pharmacological interventions such as ketamine as justification for excessive police force
Dr. Madara: AMA’s trusted voice marshaled to advance health equity
Americans turn to AMA for guidance amid the pandemic, says CEO James L. Madara, MD. Now the AMA is pushing upstream to tackle inequities.
AMA CEO highlights bold initiatives, 10 years of membership growth
2020 marked greatest year-over-year membership jump in 70 years.
James L. Madara, MD, address at the June 2021 Special Meeting of the HOD
Watch James L. Madara, MD, addresses the House of Delegates at the June 2021 Special Meeting. Access the transcript of the speech or recording.
MAS June 2021 Meeting highlights
Read highlights from the virtual MAS June 2021 Meeting.
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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.