Inside Mayo Clinic's 5-step process for handling biased patients
Patients with hateful attitudes can pose a problem. Now physicians and other health professionals at Mayo have a place to turn for help.
Supporting physician mothers on their journey
Two physician moms share their experiences with balancing motherhood and a thriving medical career, while joining forces with other women for support.
Responding to patients’ bias: Know where to draw the line
There are limits to what physicians should be expected to tolerate when patients’ preferences express unjust bias. This is what physicians should know.
AMA principles will further gender equity among physicians
Disparities persist after controlling for specialty and experience. Employers should review pay and promotion by gender for potentially discriminatory patterns.
New AMA anti-harassment policies the right step for the profession
We take a zero-tolerance approach to harassment. Complaints should be independently and promptly investigated according to the highest standards.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
5 more medical schools join innovative medical education consortium
Navigating digital health and addressing social determinants of health are among the goals of pathbreaking projects the schools bring to the AMA’s effort to reshape medical education.
The do’s and don'ts of calling out a patient's bad behavior
Most physicians will encounter patient comments that are rude—or worse. Learn from a doctor who walks in with a ready reply.
Confronting harassment within medicine head on
The AMA House of Delegates took unanimous action on the issue, reaffirming the Association’s age-old commitment to equity, fairness and respect.
Resident & Student Health
Student SOS: 6 ways to avoid “distress” in medical school
Studies show nearly 50 percent of medical students experience burnout. Take time to learn the key signs of “student distress,” so you can boost well-being during medical school.