Members Move Medicine: Advocating for the LGBTQ community
As a retired physician, AMA member Desiray C. Bailey, MD, helps shape policy and education, and improve access and competent health care for LGBTQ patients.
Members Move Medicine: Joining the patient journey to better health
AMA member Aishwarya Thakur has worked to educate herself on substance use issues in her city, whether that is working with local communities or health care providers.
Members Move Medicine: Legislating for the practice of medicine
AMA member Mary S. Carpenter, MD, states that physicians can have a positive and lasting impact on not only the health of patients, but the health of their communities.
Members Move Medicine: Improving the culture of medicine
AMA member Avani K. Patel followed her grandfather’s message of pursuing a career in which she felt the joy he felt helping people.
Members Move Medicine: Fighting misinformation of chronic disease
AMA member Ankush K. Bansal, MD, educates patients to help put an end to the spreading of misinformation about non-communicable, preventable, chronic diseases.
Members Move Medicine: Helping identify human trafficking victims
AMA member Catherine G. Coughlin says the true reward is when someone tells her they identified a human trafficking victim at the hospital because of her lecture.
Members Move Medicine: Helping women understand reproductive health
AMA member Rashmi Kudesia, MD, offers factual insights into reproductive medicine, particularly among minority populations, such as women of color, and lesbian or transgender women.
Members Move Medicine: From medical device engineer to physician
For AMA member Jeremy Llaniguez, his unique skillset and newfound passion for medicine help him be a bridge between physicians and engineers.
Members Move Medicine: Fighting for decreasing health care costs
AMA member Faizah Shareef is working to include cost analyses within medical school education.