Health literacy resources on inequities & for non-English speakers
Find actions and tools that can be used to advance health equity and disrupt inequities in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlights from the June 2021 AMA Special Meeting
Catch up with the news and other key moments from the AMA House of Delegates' virtual meeting, which ran June 11¬16.
AMA: Time to develop better methods of crowd control
Even less-lethal weapons can cause harm, as seen during 2020’s protests. New AMA policy calls for standards for their use to reduce injury and death.
Out-of-hospital pharmacologic intervention by nondoctors poses risks
Ketamine and other drugs are used to subdue agitated people outside the hospital. The AMA outlines improvements for first responders.
New AMA policy opposes “excited delirium” diagnosis
New policy addresses reports that show use of “excited delirium," pharmacological interventions such as ketamine as justification for excessive police force
AMA statement on police brutality in Chicago
Adam Toledo’s death must be a catalyst to dismantle structural racism in our city and our society.
As pandemic enters year 2, mental health burden becomes clearer
One in three COVID-19 long-haulers experience anxiety, depression and more. Learn with the AMA about mental health and COVID-19.
Achieving optimal health for all
The AMA is confronting inequity at the system and community level to bring health equity to marginalized and minoritized communities in the U.S.