There’s no shortcut to boosting diversity among physician faculty
It will take sustained effort to overcome long-established barriers and make medical schools look more like the nation. Learn more with the AMA.
The big ethical issues clinical genomics needs to solve
Clinical genomics is revolutionizing medicine. But the ethics around it aren’t yet settled. Learn more with the AMA.
Medical School Diversity
Inequities in medicine take personal toll on physicians, students
Two physicians and a medical student shared stories of how inequities and racism in medicine have personally impacted them as patients and trainees.
APS June 2021 section meeting chair updates
Find the latest APS chair's updates for the June 6, 2021 APS meeting.
About the Academic Physicians Section (APS)
The AMA Academic Physicians Section (APS) provides AMA member academic physicians the opportunity to participate in forming AMA policy through debate and a vote in the AMA's House of Delegates (HOD).
International Medical Education
International Medical Graduates (IMG) toolkit: Academic opportunities & scope of practice
IMG physicians are encouraged to choose an academic career as diversity is a strong determinant of innovation in medicine.
What residency programs can do to boost health equity
Research shows a more diverse physician workforce can improve health outcomes. A top physician leader at ACGME advises on how to make positive changes.
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