Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA advocacy 2022 efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
Public health improvement
Learn how the Advocacy Resource Center can help improve public health in your state.
Prioritizing Equity video series: Reproductive health care as a human right
Learn how reproductive health care is a human right and connects to health equity, exploring the impacts of the overturn of Roe v. Wade in this Prioritizing Equity discussion.
AMA town hall: Recognizing residents and fellows
Leadership from the AMA Resident and Fellow Section will discuss current policy updates and the AMA’s continuing commitment to supporting resident training and protecting your career in medicine.
Abortion restrictions take effect with Jack Resneck Jr., MD
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion about abortion restrictions.
Patient survey shows unresolved tension over health data privacy
Digital economy must reconcile with widespread patient demand for accountability, transparency and control.
July 22, 2022: National Advocacy Update
AMA president testifies at House Committee hearing on Roe reversal impact and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Breaking down barriers
Support the AMA’s efforts to secure patients’ right to quality health care. Help us expand access to care for marginalized and minoritized communities in the U.S.