Prioritizing Equity video series
The Prioritizing Equity video series examines how health care equity determines care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q&A: How this Black doctor fights COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
AMA member Marcus Christopher Griffith, MD, says community ties are key to helping patients get themselves and loved ones vaccinated.
New AMA Substance Use & Pain Care Task Force urges action to help patients
Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force recommendations aim to promote evidence-based policy to help end the drug-related overdose and death epidemic.
Sept. 24, 2021: National Advocacy Update
Sweeping $3.5 trillion reconciliation legislation advancing in the House and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose epidemic
Learn more about physicians’ actions toward ending the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic—and what still needs to be done.
How race, and racism, enter the exam room in 2021
In the ’60s, Dr. David Satcher’s first patient refused care from a Black doctor. Today, medicine still struggles to advance health equity.
Medicare & Medicaid
Congress must tackle Medicare pay, telehealth in reconciliation
Massive budget-reconciliation package should stop 2022 Medicare physician payment cliff and keep telehealth’s momentum going after pandemic.
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AMA Equity Plan 2021-2023
Embedding equity into medicine requires planning and honesty. To meet this moment, the AMA has developed a plan to advance racial and social justice.