APA is working to raise awareness about health care disparities made greater by COVID-19 for millions of Americans in minority and underrepresented groups, particularly African Americans, Hispanics and Latinos, and American Indians. Read APA CEO & Medical Director Dr. Saul Levin's recent blog post >>
On April 20, APA joined a multisociety letter to Congressional leadership to address acts of prejudice and discrimination against people of Asian ancestry.
APA also led a May 1 letter from a group of medical societies to the administration advocating for International Medical Graduates impacted by recent changes in immigration policy.
An ongoing list of APA's COVID-19 federal advocacy activities can be found here.