Access to treatment is key in addressing drug-overdose epidemic
Learn what’s driving inequities in the drug-overdose epidemic and why giving patients proven treatments is more effective than incarceration.
Council on Science & Public Health
Public health: CSAPH reports
Read reports on this topic for the Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH) presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings.
Prioritizing Equity video series
The Prioritizing Equity video series examines how health care equity determines care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Improving health outcomes: Hypertension publications
View a collection of AMA publications that highlight the importance of accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement and effective treatment of hypertension.
Doctors see inequity daily. Fellowship helps them dig deeper.
Advance medical justice with like-minded physicians in this pathbreaking fellowship, which pays a stipend. Learn more from two doctors doing it now.
Health inequity’s no accident, and fixing it will take real purpose
Harvard medical sociologist David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, says that undoing racism’s health effects requires empathy, cutting-edge science.
Help patients understand Nutrition Facts labels to eat smarter
The pandemic has expanded waistlines. Making wiser choices requires navigating food labels. Education from the AMA, FDA can help you guide patients.
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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.