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Connecting Physician Families for Healthier Communities

Since 1922, the AMA Alliance has been the voice of physician families.
We’ve impacted our members and our communities in amazing ways through many initiatives over the years!

Our Mission: to build healthier communities by connecting physician families and collaborating to educate and advocate
Join Us! and be a part of something bigger. . .
Our Vision: to be a recognized leader in community health resources and advocacy
To learn more about our current health initiatives, click here


Cami Pond
President, 2018-2019

The Alliance has a rich legacy of effecting societal change in areas of health and wellness. Learn about our national initiatives in the fight against opioids and physician burnout, issues which affect us all. We can and do make a difference.

Alliance members are actively engaged in health initiatives, legislative advocacy, and philanthropy at local, state and national levels. Join us! Make a difference and develop friendships along the way! We understand the special challenges of being married to medicine. We invite you to join our community as we continue to support physician families at all stages of their medical journey, from the training years through retirement.

Is the AMA Alliance right for you?

  • Are you the spouse or partner of a physician, or a physician?
  • Are you the spouse or partner of a medical student, or a medical student?
  • Are you concerned about public health issues?
  • Would you like to make a difference?
  • Do you enjoy the company of other physician families?
  • Would you like to expand your leadership skills and find new talents?
  • Would you like to make connections at the local, state and national levels?
  • Do you enjoy finding solutions to problems?
  • Do you find new opportunities energizing?

If you answer YES to any of these questions, you should JOIN the AMA Alliance!

Imagine being part of an amazing network of people throughout the country who “get” your life and are happy to offer valuable advice. Physician families often relocate throughout the stages of their lives in medicine, and the AMA Alliance has provided resources and support to those families since 1922.
Even better, we also support health and wellness initiatives to improve
America’s health.

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Imagine being part of the organization that nearly 100 years ago helped teach Americans that hand-washing prevents disease. AMA Alliance members don’t have to imagine, because they’ve also tackled critical issues like smoking, violence and bullying.
Today’s AMA Alliance focuses on opioid misuse and physician burnout while our 501(c)(3) Alliance Health Education Initiative (AHEI) has awarded over $25,000 in grants to support worthwhile projects.

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Imagine how much more of a difference you can make if you join thousands of other physician families on issues that matter! The AMA Alliance has supported health and wellness initiatives and advocated for legislation which impacts America’s health for nearly 100 years, so we’ve gotten pretty good at it. We teach our members how to be more effective at taking on tough issues, building healthier communities and making sure their voices are heard!

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Connect with a Network of People Who "Get It"

The AMA Alliance provides tools and resources for today’s member with a special emphasis on the stages of physician family life, the training years, midlife practice, and retirement. With over 90 years of experience, the AMA Alliance connects physician families around the nation and offers personal development seminars, workshops, events, and an array of discount programs that delivers savings not available elsewhere.

This issue of Physician Family Magazine focuses on resilience which can make physician families less likely to suffer the stress and burnout that impacts the family of medicine every day. Click here to view this issue.

Married to Doctors podcast - AMA alliance member Lara McElderry has been navigating the medical world as she has supported her husband through medical school, residency and fellowship, while raising five boys. Listen to her weekly podcast in which spouses of physicians share their stories and experts share advice as Lara leads a discussion asking personal and hard questions that explore the joys and challenges of being Married to Doctors.