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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.

AMA History
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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.

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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.

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2022 Annual Meeting of AMA House of Delegates session
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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.”

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
James L. Madara, MD, at the 2022 Annual Meeting
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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.

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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.

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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.

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AMA in the News: May 2022

Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for May 2022.

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AMA in the News
AMA in the News
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Medical Student Section (MSS) 50th Anniversary

For the past 50 years, the Medical Student Section (MSS) has provided medical students with mentorship, advocacy and leadership opportunities.

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