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.
Proposal would roll back LGBTQ protections. That’s an awful idea.
The AMA is condemning a proposed rule that would permit discrimination against LGBTQ people, women, immigrants, minorities and other patients.
AMA advises U.S. Supreme Court on transgender individuals’ rights
The U.S. Supreme Court has looked to the AMA for a medical definition and the AMA Litigation Center has filed amicus briefs supporting patients’ rights.
AMA: Leading medical organizations fight for transgender Americans
The AMA and 15 national health care organizations filed a joint brief urging SCOTUS to rule to protect transgender individuals from employment discrimination.
AMA takes a stand for transgender Americans in Supreme Court filing
LGBTQ+ individuals face increased depression, self-harm, if laws don’t prohibit discrimination, AMA Litigation Center tells the U.S. Supreme Court.
Creating an LGBTQ-friendly practice
Physicians who create an environment where all patients feel welcome can better meet their patients' often complex health care needs.
Communicating with LGBTQ patients
Get to know the LGBTQ population using a series of free learning modules from the Fenway Institute.