7 terms doctors should know about social determinants of health
Learn how physicians and others can speak the same language when talking about—and addressing—how factors outside the clinical walls affect patients’ health.
AMA statement on JAMA podcast and tweet
Recent podcast and tweet published by JAMA inconsistent with the policies and views of AMA.
Dermatology a bellwether of health inequities during COVID-19
Learn with the AMA how a skin manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 infection sheds light on racial and ethnic disparities in dermatologic care.
Why COVID-19 hits Latinx at nearly double overall U.S. rate
18% of U.S. residents are Latinx, but they account for 33% of the nation’s COVID-19 cases. Find out what’s driving the inequity and how to fix it.
Nicole Riddle, MD, discusses what doctors wish patients knew about wearing masks
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing what doctors wish their patients knew about wearing masks.
Prioritizing Equity video series: Lessons NYC has Learned From COVID-19
Physician leaders from the New York City Department of Health discuss the lessons the city has learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q&A: Why Kaiser is helping tackle large-scale COVID-19 contact tracing
By supporting COVID-19 contact tracing, Kaiser Permanente seeks to bring the pandemic under control while helping to develop a network of skilled, culturally competent community health teams.
Richard Isaacs, MD, on taking an innovative approach to COVID-19 contact tracing
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing how one health system is taking an innovative approach to COVID-19 contact tracing.
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AMA Equity Plan 2021-2023
Embedding equity into medicine requires planning and honesty. To meet this moment, the AMA has developed a plan to advance racial and social justice.