Health care organizations urge protection for physicians and patients
Groups call on Department of Justice investigation, technology platforms to address harassment and threats of violence against physicians and hospitals.
To excel with LGBTQ+ patient care, avoid harmful assumptions
Physicians are getting more education and training to provide affirming care for LGBTQ+ patients. Now they must put those lessons into practice.
Prioritizing Equity video series
The Prioritizing Equity video series examines how health care equity determines care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA advocacy 2022 efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
What doctors wish patients knew about loneliness and health
There’s a rise in loneliness, especially among younger people. Two psychiatrists share why loneliness is a public health issue and how to overcome it.
8 things patients wish physicians knew about gender diverse care
Listen to each patient’s story and offer your support. Learn with the AMA about keys to caring for patients who are transgender and gender diverse.
LGBTQ advocacy resources for physicians
Learn more about how the AMA supports and advocates for the LGBTQ+ population through policies, research and education.
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