American Medical Association

American Medical Association
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Die American Medical Association (AMA) ist die größte Standesvertretung der Ärzte und Medizinstudenten in den Vereinigten Staaten mit Sitz in Chicago. Die Organisation wurde 1847 gegründet und 1897 eingetragen.

Gegenwärtiger Präsident ist Ronald M. Davis. Rund 244.000 Ärzte und Medizinstudenten sind Mitglieder der Organisation. AMA publiziert die Zeitschrift Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Des Weiteren gibt AMA neun medizinische Fachzeitschriften und eine wöchentliche Zeitung für Ärzte heraus, die American Medical News.


  • James G. Burrow: AMA: Voice of American Medicine, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press 1963
  • Frank Campion: The AMA and U.S. Health Policy Since 1940, Chicago, Chicago Review Press 1984
  • Morris Fishbein: History of the American Medical Association, 1847-1947, Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders 1947


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