AMA Doctors Meet Amid Vocal Backlash Over Racial Equity Plan
Portions of the plan include the language of critical race theory, referencing the theft of native lands and centuries-old white supremacy.
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The nation’s largest, most influential doctors’ group is holding its annual policymaking meeting amid backlash over its most ambitious plan ever — to help dismantle centuries-old racism and bias in all realms of the medical establishment. The dissenters are a vocal minority of physicians, including some white Southern delegates who accuse the American Medical Association of reverse discrimination. Dr. Gerald Harmon, the group’s incoming president, is a 69-year-old white native of rural South Carolina who…