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