The history of African Americans and organized medicine
The AMA is working to address the organization’s past discriminatory and harmful practices and its role in creating inequities in health care and medicine.
Do all doctors belong to the AMA?
The AMA is the largest association of physicians and medical students in the U.S. It represents more than 190 state societies and medical specialty associations.
Highlights from the 2022 AMA Annual Meeting
Catch up with the news and key moments from the AMA House of Delegates’ meeting, which ran June 10-15.
ICYMI: 10 stories to read from the 2022 AMA Annual Meeting
The House of Delegates moved to protect patients and doctors from the criminalization of care, gun violence and the public health “infodemic.”
Dr. Madara: AMA is pursuing work worthy of its 175-year legacy
AMA Executive Vice President and CEO James L. Madara, MD, told delegates about wide-ranging efforts taken to shape medicine’s long-term future.
James L. Madara, MD, address at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the HOD
In an address to the AMA House of Delegates at the 2022 AMA Annual Meeting, Dr. Madara discusses the AMA's legacy. Access the transcript of the speech or recording.
Q&A: As AMA marks 175th year, former president reflects on last 50
Alan Nelson, MD, was AMA president in 1989–1990 and joined the House of Delegates in 1972. Discover the changes he’s seen and how the AMA made him proud.
AMA in the News: May 2022
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for May 2022.