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  1. Climate Change

    Doctors for America attended the White House forum on climate change and its current and future impacts on health. The event underscored the launch of a new groundbreaking report, "Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment" that for the first time draws very specific connections between climate change and many many health impacts. Hu…

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  2. Drug Pricing

    Drug Pricing, Value, and Affordability Campaign Doctors for America has formed a Drug Pricing, Value, and Affordability Campaign (PVAC) comprised of team leaders Dennis Deruelle, Justin Lowenthal, Bruce Rector, and Mark Rood who are actively working to inform, encourage, and empower physicians to join discussions on healthcare value and pharmaceutical prices. Our team leaders have be…

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  3. Enrollment

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  4. Flint Water Crisis

    Doctors Urge Congress to Respond to the Flint Water Crisis ** Act Now: Sign our letter urging Congress to respond to the Flint Water crisis. ** The Flint water crisis is a health and human rights issue. As doctors and medical students across the country, we know that we cannot keep our patients healthy if the very water they drink is harmful. We also know that ha…

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  5. Gun Violence Research

    Organizations That Have Joined Our Effort

    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health Academic Pediatric Association

    Alameda Health System Department of Emergency Medicine American Academy of Family Physicians
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Association for the Advancement of Science American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

    American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    American College of Emergency Physicians
    American College of Emergency Physicians, California Chapter American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine American College of Physicians
    American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    American Educational Research Association
    American Geriatrics Society
    American Medical Association
    American Medical Student Association
    American Medical Women's Association
    American Pediatric Society
    American Psychiatric Association
    American Psychological Association
    American Public Health Association
    American Society for Clinical Pathology
    American Society of Hematology
    American Thoracic Society
    American Trauma Society
    Arkansas Public Health Association
    Asociación de Salud Pública de Puerto Rico
    Association for Psychological Science
    Association of American Universities
    Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs
    Association of Population Centers
    Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
    Big Cities Health Coalition
    Boulder County Public Health
    Brigham Psychiatric Specialties
    California Center for Public Health Advocacy
    California Public Health Association-North
    Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists Central Oregon Medical Society
    Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
    Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis
    Chicago chapter Physicians for Social Responsibility
    Colorado Public Health Association
    Committee of Interns and Residents/SEIU Healthcare
    Congregation Gates of Heaven

    Consortium of Social Science Associations
    Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
    Cure Violence
    Delaware Academy of Medicine / Delaware Public Health Association Doctors Council SEIU
    Doctors for America
    Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
    Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences
    Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Inc.
    Futures Without Violence
    Georgia Public Health Association
    Hawaii Public Health Association
    Health Officers Association of California
    Houston Health Department
    Illinois Public Health Association
    International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
    Iowa Chapter Physicians for Social Responsibility
    Iowa Public Health Association
    JPS Health Network
    Kansas Public Health Association
    Koop Institute
    KU Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
    Law and Society Association
    Lee County Health Department
    Local Public Health Association of Minnesota
    Louisiana Center for Health Equity
    Maine Public Health Association
    Maryland Academy of Family Physicians
    Minnesota Public Health Association
    Montana Public Health Association
    National AHEC Organization
    National Association of County and City Health Officials
    National Association of Medical Examiners
    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health National Association of Social Workers
    National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
    National Black Nurses Association
    National Hispanic Medical Association
    National Medical Association
    National Network of Public Health Institutes
    National Physicians Alliance
    National Violence Prevention Network
    Nevada Public Health Association

    New Hampshire Public Health Association New Mexico Public Health Association North Carolina Public Health Association Ohio Public Health Association

    Ohio Public Health Association
    Oregon Academy of Family Physicians
    Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
    Oregon Public Health Association
    Pediatric Policy Council
    Physicians for Social Responsibility, Arizona Chapter
    Physicians for a National Health Program NY Metro Chapter Physicians for Reproductive Health
    Physicians for Social Responsibility / Northeast Ohio
    Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin
    Physicians for Social Responsibility, Arizona Chapter
    Physicians for Social Responsibility/New York
    Physicians for the Prevention of Gun Violence
    Population Association of America
    Prevention Institute
    Psychonomic Society
    Public Health Association of Nebraska
    Public Health Association of New York City
    Public Health Institute
    Research!America
    RiverStone Health
    Safe States Alliance
    San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, Physicians for Social Responsibility Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
    Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research
    Society for Mathematical Psychology
    Society for Pediatric Research
    Society for Psychophysiological Research
    Society for Public Health Education
    Society of Experimental Social Psychology
    Society of General Internal Medicine
    Southern California Public Health Association
    Southwest Ohio Society of Family Medicine
    Student National Medical Association
    Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
    Texas Doctors for Social Responsibility
    Texas Public Health Association
    Trauma Foundation
    Tri-County Health Department
    Trust for America's Health

    United Physicians of Newtown
    Vermont Public Health Association
    Virginia Public Health Association
    Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Washington State Public Health Association

    Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo Whiteside County Health Department 

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  6. King v. Burwell

    King V. Burwell: How Millions Could Lose Their Health Insurance On March 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the King v. Burwell case — a case that could impact the ability millions of people to get health care. The lawsuit seeks to strip premium tax credits from people in 34 states with a federal marketplace. If the court rules against the ACA, 8…

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  7. Medicaid

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  8. Race for Coverage

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  9. Racial Disparities

    First Ever Racism Forum in NYC Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare exist and because they are associated with worse outcomes in many cases, are unacceptable. That is why Doctors for America, on March 12th, joined partners with the Coalition to Dismantle Racism in the New York City Health System at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for a day-long action-oriented…

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