AMA: Racism is a threat to public health

On November 16, 2020, the American Medical Association made the following announcement: “Building on its June pledge to confront systemic racism and police brutality, the AMA has taken action to explicitly recognize racism as a public health threat and detailed a plan to mitigate its effects.” In doing so, the AMA outlined five actions the association will take. To read the new policy, click here.

At its June 8, 2020 meeting, the Princeton Council, joined other municipalities in asserting that racism is a public health crisis. Click here to read the complete resolution.

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