Drs. McAneny, Harris recognized for work as women health care leaders
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, and President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD, honored on Modern Healthcare lists of most accomplished female executives from the health care sector.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Health equity commitment being embedded in DNA of AMA’s work
Health equity means “optimal health for all,” says the AMA, which is undertaking a sustained effort to achieve that goal.
Liked, loved, shared: What got physicians talking this year
Physician actions in areas such as gun violence, professional burnout and immigration policy struck home with readers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
3 misconceptions about what drives medicine’s gender pay gap
Oft-told explanations of why male physicians earn more than their female counterparts overlook some key facts.
Future physicians should seek training to enhance access to rural care
The AMA encourages medical students and residents to seek training opportunities in public and population health to increase access to care in rural areas.
These medical specialties have the biggest gender imbalances
Which medical specialties are most popular among male and female physicians entering residency? Let’s review the data.
Members Move Medicine: Reducing disparities in the profession
AMA member Mildred Olivier, MD, was inspired by her Haitian-born parents to join the field of medicine and remains involved in global health.
Why women physicians need to know the business side of health care
Barbara L. McAneny, MD, president of the AMA, emphasizes that if women physicians can speak the language of business, they can speak the language of power.
To make a difference for women in medicine, address implicit bias
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, president-elect of the AMA addresses the need to look on many fronts at implicit bias against women in medicine.