Why the AMA is committed to a diverse physician workforce
Texas Tech’s decision to no longer consider race in medical school admissions decisions is a setback to the profession’s efforts on diversity and health equity.
Resident & Student Finance
How free medical school tuition can change the physician workforce
Some medical schools are zeroing out their tuition bills. That could mean a more diverse pool of physicians who are freer to pursue different career and life paths.
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.
Mildred Olivier, MD: 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.