AMA advocacy efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
Prioritizing Equity video series
The Prioritizing Equity video series examines how health care equity determines care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How one doctor works to meet the needs of 6 million patients
Saint Peter’s University Hospital endocrinologist Meena S. Murthy, MD, is working to advance culturally specific care for South Asian patients in the U.S.
Highlights from the 2022 AMA Interim Meeting
Catch up with the news and key moments from the AMA House of Delegates’ meeting, which ran Nov. 12–15.
What doctors wish patients knew about breastfeeding
Breastfeeding offers benefits for babies and moms, but it’s hard. Two pediatricians say shame over feeding choices has no place in the nursery.
AMA, organizations launch effort to apply equity lens to patient care
New learning network aims to equip participating health systems with equitable quality and safety strategies to improve patient health outcomes for historically marginalized populations.
Time to step up screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
As knowledge grows about the link between type 2 diabetes and COVID-19, so does the need to help patients prevent this devastating chronic condition.
Why race, ethnicity can help determine COVID-19 severity risk
Systemic inequities are linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Doctors should be allowed to factor that reality when prescribing antiviral treatments.