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AMA advocacy to improve maternal health

The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.

Population Care

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4 MIN READ

AMA adopts new policies during first day of voting at Special Meeting

New positions address rural health disparities, MENA demographic group, virginity testing.

Press Releases
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Try these 7 equity-focused language options to engage patients

Learn how the words doctors use—and the narratives behind them—can have life-altering consequences for the patients and communities they serve.

Public Health
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Correct count matters for Asian American, Pacific Islander health

Grouping Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders together can hide their particular health challenges. Learn more with the AMA.

Health Equity

Explore peer-reviewed research from MAL

Find trusted education to help inform clinical decision-making from Mary Ann Liebert on AMA Ed Hub™.

 

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4 steps to great teamwork with patients to improve BP control

Learn more with the AMA about how to work effectively with patients to get rid of the obstacles to hypertreatment adherence and better BP control.

Hypertension
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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.

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Health Equity
Terms Every Doctor Should Know
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AMA statement on JAMA podcast and tweet

Recent podcast and tweet published by JAMA inconsistent with the policies and views of AMA.

Press Releases
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Jan. 29, 2021: National Advocacy Update

AMA applauds the end of zero-tolerance immigration policy and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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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.

Health Equity