The equity plan slams the “myth of meritocracy” and promises to “share power” with minority physicians.
By Mairead McArdle
The American Medical Association (AMA) released a lengthy “anti-racist” plan last week detailing the organization’s ambitious new initiatives to “embed racial justice” in the medical profession.
The AMA, the nation’s largest professional association of physicians, published its “Organizational Strategic Plan to Embed Racial Justice and Advance Health Equity” last week. The 86-page document outlines a three-year plan to implement “anti-racist” initiatives, including pushing “critical race theory” specifically in the medical community.
The plan announces a five-pronged approach to embracing equity. The AMA makes a commitment to “embed racial and social justice throughout” the organization’s policies and practices, and promises to “build alliances and share power with historically marginalized minoritized physicians.”
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