Gaining trust through shared identity
Three healers are changing not just how medicine treats patients in their minority communities, but also how it treats their peers.
Supporting physician mothers on their journey
Two physician moms share their experiences with balancing motherhood and a thriving medical career, while joining forces with other women for support.
New policy aimed at increasing diversity in physician workforce
The AMA will work to establish health care career pipeline programs, or “pathway programs”— to draw students from diverse backgrounds into medicine.
AMA principles will further gender equity among physicians
Disparities persist after controlling for specialty and experience. Employers should review pay and promotion by gender for potentially discriminatory patterns.
New AMA president: Time for physicians to create history together
In ascending to one of medicine’s highest offices, new AMA president Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, has completed an unlikely journey.
AMA adopts new principles for advancing gender equity in medicine
The AMA adopted Principles for Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine, they come as studies continue to show gaps in pay and leadership disparities for women.
What’s needed to improve physician diversity pipeline programs?
African Americans, Hispanics and other groups are underrepresented in medicine. The AMA will examine what makes for effective pipeline diversity efforts.
Medical School Diversity
Making med school diversity more than a box-checking exercise
The racial and ethnic makeup of American physicians doesn’t align with the racial and ethnic makeup of America. That needs to change.
Women in Medicine
Join the AMA Women Physicians Section in honoring physicians who have offered their time, expertise and support to advance women in medicine.