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AMA’s Center for Health Equity mission and guiding principles

Learn about the AMA’s Center for Health Equity mission and guiding principles for embedding health equity within the association and the medical profession. Download PDFs of their work.

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The AMA’s strategic plan to embed racial justice and advance health equity

Read about the AMA's strategic plan to embed racial justice and advance health equity both within the AMA organization, and in the medical profession.

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November 2021 Special Meeting health equity education

Find information for health equity education opportunities that will be available at the November 2021 Special Meeting of the HOD.

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Gerald Harmon, MD, on his priorities as incoming AMA president

AMA's Moving Medicine video series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with incoming AMA President Gerald Harmon, MD.

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Moving Medicine Video Update

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.

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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.

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Leadership
Leadership Viewpoints
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AMA statement on JAMA podcast and tweet

Recent podcast and tweet published by JAMA inconsistent with the policies and views of AMA.

Press Releases
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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.

Press Releases
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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.

Health Equity
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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.

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