Advocating for Public Health
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.
Obesity in communities of color: A closer look at addressing existing disparities
In this episode of AMA Moving Medicine, experts discuss obesity in communities of color and their work addressing health disparities.
AMA membership growth a sign that physicians demand change
Dues-paying membership in the AMA has risen 35% over the last decade. Learn why doctors are responding to our efforts to drive medicine’s future.
Susan Bailey, MD, discusses a Senate hearing on the pandemic
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the next steps to end the pandemic.
Gerald Harmon, MD, on his priorities as incoming AMA president
AMA's Moving Medicine video series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with incoming AMA President Gerald Harmon, MD.
Q&A: “Chief people officer” strives to keep patients, colleagues well
Permanente Medical Groups are innovators in keeping patients healthy. T. Ruth Chang, MD, MPH, extends this effort to her colleagues and staff.
How AMA is standing up for transgender patients during COVID-19
The pandemic has exacerbated long-standing challenges facing transgender patients, but fervent physician advocacy is producing results. Learn more.
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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.