AMA advocacy to improve maternal health
The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.
AMA adopts new policies during first day of voting at Special Meeting
New positions address rural health disparities, MENA demographic group, virginity testing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan. 29, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA applauds the end of zero-tolerance immigration policy and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.