New “public charge” rule will put immigrants’ health at risk
Children, pregnant women, the disabled will be hit hard by rule that discourages immigrants from accessing Medicaid, other government programs, physicians tell federal court.
New immigration policy endangers patients needing life-saving care
Abrupt deportations under a new Trump administration policy will disrupt continuity of care for highly vulnerable immigrant patients.
Medical School Diversity
4 ways medical education is working toward health equity
Creating a more equitable health care system will be a long journey. Find out more from the AMA about the role medical education is playing.
Patient Support & Advocacy
10 women in medicine who advocate for underserved populations
Find out how these AMA members are working to improve access to high-quality care for patients.
Congress told impact of immigrant children’s trauma may be lifelong
AMA tells Congress that conditions in Customs and Border Protection facilities are inappropriate for children and pregnant women.
AMA calls on DHS to address conditions at border facilities
AMA calls on DHS and CBP to address conditions at the southern border, which are inappropriate for the care and treatment of children and pregnant women.
How can physicians care, and advocate for, undocumented immigrants?
Undocumented immigrants are among the country’s most vulnerable populations. This is how physicians can help address immigration-related fears and anxieties that affect their health.
AMA Journal of Ethics tackles health care for undocumented immigrants
With immigration policies dominating national and local news, the AMA Journal of Ethics devoted its January issue to health care for undocumented immigrants.
Liked, loved, shared: What got physicians talking this year
Physician actions in areas such as gun violence, professional burnout and immigration policy struck home with readers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.