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American Medical Association (AMA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AMA is a trade / professional association based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 1847. As of 2018 they had $317 million in revenue and $815 million in assets.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is dedicated to ensuring sustainable physician practices that result in better health outcomes for patients.

(312) 464-5000
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Program areas at AMA

Scientific publications - the ama published the journal of the american medical association and 11 specialty journals. These journals are distributed to more than 392,400 individual recipients in print worldwide, as well as more than 2,756 institutions with electronic access. The journals included definitive, peer reviewed clinical and investigative reports spanning major medical disciplines to support informed clinical decision-making and to enable physicians to remain current professionally.

The health solutions group is responsible for the development and sales of medical information books and products designed to meet the needs of members, potential members, consumers, and businesses. The complete catalog includes medical practice information and ethics texts, current procedural terminology and other medical coding texts, as well as many other relevant topics for the medical profession.

The ama is committed to seeking change in the state and federal legal/regulatory environments to protect the needs of patients and enable physicians in their care. Predominant areas of focus are medicare payment reform, care for the uninsured, and medical liability reform. The ama also commits to helping physicians overcome systemic barriers to effective practice management, particularly those that interfere with the patient-physician relationship or impede the economic viability of the physician practice. A predominant area of focus is reform of private health plan payment and related practices. Ama continues to develop and apply ama expertise to achieve appropriate scope of practice regulations, address the shortfall in the physician workforce relative to patient needs and monitor the impact of consumer-driven health plans on delivery of health care.

Form 990s for AMA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 1, 2020990OView PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 11, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Jan 4, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Nov 18, 2015990OView PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AMA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$38,126,134
Program services$65,871,732
Investment income and dividends$10,658,168
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$147,987,144
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$12,032,938
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$25,840,371
Miscellaneous revenues$16,898,198
Total revenues$317,414,685

Vendors for AMA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-03-06
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-03-06
████████ ███ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting; Accounting (including auditing)$21,1002020-03-04
█████ ████ █████Provided Marketing Servies$5,357,9242017-12-01
██████Provided Consulting Services$1,592,2642017-12-01
█████ ███Provided Consulting Services$1,760,0002017-12-01
███████ ███Provided Consulting Services$1,398,7182017-12-01
███████████Provided It Services$2,129,3072017-12-01
...and 20 more vendors

Personnel at AMA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
James L MadaraExecutive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer$2.0 millionSept. 28, 2018
Bernard L HengesbaughChief Operating Officer$1.1 millionDec. 31, 2017
██████ █ ███████Chief Financial Officer$649,043Dec. 31, 2017
██████ █ ██████Senior Vice President and Chief Health and Science$771,243Dec. 31, 2017
███████ █ █████████Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer$997,348Dec. 31, 2017
██████ █ ████████Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief , Scientific Publications$832,960Dec. 31, 2017
███████ █ ████Senior Vice President , Advocacy$780,850Dec. 31, 2017
██████ ██ ██████Senior Vice President , Health Solutions$853,224Dec. 31, 2017
██████ █ ██████Senior Vice President , Publisher$717,851Dec. 31, 2017
███████ ██ █████Director of General and Business Accounting-March 6, 2019
...and six more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1American Academy of Family Physicians501(c)(6)$91 millionLeawood, KS
2American Bar Association (ABA)501(c)(6)$149 millionChicago, IL
3American Dental Association (ADA)501(c)(6)$133 millionChicago, IL
4College of American Pathologists (CAP)501(c)(6)$224 millionNorthfield, IL
5American Hospital Association501(c)(6)$134 millionChicago, IL
6Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)501(c)(6)$145 millionAlexandria, VA
7Massachusetts Medical Society501(c)(6)$145 millionWaltham, MA
8Cfa Institute501(c)(6)$370 millionCharlottesville, VA
9Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)501(c)(6)$94 millionChicago, IL
10American College of Surgeons (ACS)501(c)(3)$141 millionChicago, IL
11American College of Physicians (ACP)501(c)(3)$85 millionPhiladelphia, PA
12American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)501(c)(3)$126 millionElk Grove Village, IL
13National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)501(c)(6)$194 millionArlington, VA
14National Futures Association (NFA)501(c)(6)$115 millionChicago, IL
15National Automobile Dealers Association501(c)(6)$98 millionTysons, VA
16American Bankers Association (ABA)501(c)(6)$121 millionWashington, DC
17National Restaurant Association (NRA)501(c)(6)$289 millionWashington, DC
18American Chemistry Council (ACC)501(c)(6)$127 millionWashington, DC
19United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC)501(c)(6)$167 millionWashington, DC
20American Petroleum Institute (API)501(c)(6)$206 millionWashington, DC
21Ces (CEA)501(c)(6)$126 millionArlington, VA
22National Federation of Independent Business501(c)(6)$100 millionNashville, TN
23Association of American Medical Colleges501(c)(3)$216 millionWashington, DC
24American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)501(c)(3)$144 millionAlexandria, VA
25American College of Radiology501(c)(3)$108 millionReston, VA