New AMA policy recognizes racism as a public health threat
New policy adopted by AMA’s Special Meeting of its House of Delegates (HOD) recognizes racism as a public health threat.
AMA: Racism is a threat to public health
The House of Delegates says racism, in all its forms, harms patients. The AMA will identify best practices to help mitigate its effects.
How the AMA is reshaping its path toward racial equity
AMA report highlights a pivotal year for organization’s work to advance equity. The inequitable impact of COVID-19 shows the need step up efforts.
21st century medicine must tackle health inequity: AMA CEO
James L. Madara, MD, tells the AMA House of Delegates that efforts to reshape medicine won’t succeed unless they put equity front and center.
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Health equity commitment being embedded in DNA of AMA’s work
Health equity means “optimal health for all,” says the AMA, which is undertaking a sustained effort to achieve that goal.
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