AMA advocacy events
Collaborating and networking to advocate for patients and the medical profession.
2024 State Advocacy Summit
AMA State Advocacy Summit will be held on Jan. 11-13, 2024 in Amelia Island, Florida.
Healing the healer: Making advocacy personal
Watch the State Advocacy Summit keynote address of 2022, held virtually in lieu of an in-person conference, "Healing the healer: Making advocacy personal."
Patient Support & Advocacy
Amid pandemic’s horrors, health coverage safety net holds strong
Learn why health insurance coverage hasn’t plummeted despite the millions of Americans sent to unemployment rolls by sinking economy.
Physician voices critical to boost public health rebuilding effort
COVID-19 exposed the challenges facing the nation’s underfunded public health system. Experts say proven solutions exist.
Can 10 months of data show how to optimize use of telehealth?
The COVID-19 pandemic facilitated an explosion of telehealth adoption. Data from this period of time must be studied to optimize use of the technology.
How insurance regulators are shaping states’ COVID-19 response
There’s more to state-level health advocacy than engaging governors and legislators. Activists must connect with insurance regulators who play vital roles.
Your powerful ally
The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.