AMA statement on new FDA guidelines for MSM blood donation
The FDA took a step in the right direction today, reducing the blood donation deferral period for men who have sex with men (MSM) from 12 months to three.
Why IRBs must scrutinize collection of LGBTQ information
Transgender and other LGBTQ individuals sometimes take disclosure risks to participate in health research. The AMA is working to help IRBs understand and address the issue.
Resident & Student Health
Why residents are turning to podcasts to enhance their training
With portability and personalization, podcasts are proving to be a valuable learning tool for time-crunched medical residents. Here’s why.
Effort aims to create cadre of physician LGBTQ health specialists
C-SPAN co-founder John D. Evans helped bring Congress to cable TV. Now he will lead AMA Foundation commission targeting LGBTQ health disparities.
AMA in the News
AMA in the News: January 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for January 2020.
AMA Foundation launches new plan to address LGBTQ health disparities
John D. Evans to chair AMA Foundation Commission for National LGBTQ Fellowship Program.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Jan. 20, 2020
In the news: ICU deaths higher for minorities, sunscreen absorbed into blood, Coronavirus, Surgeon General on smoking, new bills prevent treating transgender teens.
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