2019 MAS Annual Meeting highlights
Review highlights from the Minority Affairs Section (MAS) 2019 Annual Meeting.
Groups (Sections) Annual Meeting registration, travel & hotel
Register, make travel arrangements and reserve child care for the Annual Meeting in Chicago.
MAS Annual Meeting agenda & resources
Find the agenda, documents, meeting app and additional resources for the 2019 MAS Annual Meeting in Chicago.
2019 Annual Meeting of AMA Member Groups (Sections)
Influence policy, attend educational programs and network. Member Groups (Sections) meetings are June 6-8, with the HOD business meeting held June 8-12.
2018 MAS Interim Meeting highlights
View the highlights of the meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.
Criminal justice reform can improve public health
Mass incarceration poses a threat to public health, fueling chronic disease and mental illness that physicians must address. Working for criminal justice reform can save money and lives.
AMA Minority Affairs Section: 2016 AMA Annual Meeting
The AMA Minority Affairs Section Annual Meeting heard from the patient safety officer for The Joint Commission. The meeting also had a forum on House of Delegates reports and resolutions that impact minority physicians and patients.
AMA Minority Affairs Section: 2015 Interim Meeting highlights
A group of 50 physician and medical student volunteers from the AMA Minority Affairs Section (AMA-MAS) and the Medical Student Section conducted concurrent programming at two local elementary schools in Georgia.
3 environmental issues disproportionately affecting Hispanic patients
Researchers and physicians at the event hosted by the AMA Minority Affairs Section and the National Hispanic Medical Association discussed how multiple factors—ranging from a lack of Hispanic physicians in medicine to lurking environmental contaminants—shape Hispanic health.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Physicians discuss racial bias and health in JAMA Viewpoint
A Viewpoint in JAMA, titled “Racial bias in health care and health: Challenges and opportunities,” discusses the potential contribution of societal racial bias to disparities in health care and health status. The physician authors look at what can be done to approach these interconnected issues.