Resolution Recognizing Healthcare as a Basic Human Right (PDF)
Submitted by Richmond Academy of Medicine
WHEREAS, a recent editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association exhorts professional
societies to speak with a single voice and say that health care should be a basic right for
every person, and not a privilege, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Medical Society of Virginia join with the many professional societies that
recognize health care is a basic human right for every person and not a privilege.