AMSA President Speaks at White House Health Summit
AMSA was very proud to send National President Deborah Hall, MD to participate in a panel discussion as part of the White House’s “National Dialogue on Climate Change And Health” Summit. The panel focused on highlighting the impacts of climate change and underscoring the important role the public health community can play in communicating and preventing these impacts. Follow the link below to read more and watch video of the panel discussion.
Medical Students Support Marriage Equality as SCOTUS Hands Down Decision
With its historic decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that, across the nation, same-sex couples will be allowed to marry regardless of where they live. In response, the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) would like to reiterate its long-standing support of marriage equality for same-sex couples and applauds this decision.
AMSA Applauds King v. Burwell Decision
The Supreme Court of the United States protected more than 6 million low- and middle-income Americans with their 6-3 ruling that the tax credits for individuals enrolled through federal exchanges are permitted. The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) commends this decision.
RightCare Action Week: Call and Vote for Actions
RightCare Action Week is a grassroots initiative for clinicians and others who want to take action that demonstrates how much better our healthcare system can be.
From Oct. 18 to 24, 2015, people like you across the country will take action to show patients that we have not forgotten what good medical care is. Actions can be as simple as taking a deeper social history or doing a house call.