American Medical Women's Association
Newsflash — September 16, 2021
Celebrating Women in Medicine Month
Sex & Gender Health Education
Virtual Summit, Nov 12-14, 2021
Poster Deadline Oct 1. REGISTER
Special Screening of Ms. Diagnosed: The Movie
Read this Sex & Gender-Focused Case Study
Sept 17 ~ Physician Suicide Awareness Day Light a candle & Join the #Light4Docs Twitter campaign. READ
Join Us In Celebrating Women in Medicine Month Gender Equity Campaign
#GiveHerAReasonToStay in Healthcare. JOIN
AMWA Awards: Nominate a Colleague Worthy of Recognition
Deadline Sept 30
SAVE THE DATE
March 24-27, 2022 (Virtual)
Call for POSTERS (Due Nov. 1, Student oral posters due Oct. 1)
SUPPORT AMWA PROGRAMS
Honoring Elizabeth Blackwell
View AMWA's Elizabeth Blackwell Medal Exhibition of past award recipients and participate in our Birthday Fundraiser. Donors giving $200+ will receive a signed copy of the acclaimed NYT Bestselling book, The Doctors Blackwell.
Sept 17, 8 PM ET. AMWA Factor: Kizomba Edition. Learn how to dance with AMWA's Dance, Theater, and Medicine Task Force. REGISTER

Sept 21, 7 pm ET. Building an Inclusive Space in Medicine for LGBTQiA+ Patients: A diverse panel discussion. REGISTER

Sep 22, 7 pm ET: Poetry & Parkinson's: Film Screening & Panel. View the documentary and Join Us for a discussion with the creative team. REGISTER

Sept 24-25: Women in Medicine Summit; WIMS is an AMWA partner. REGISTER

Sept 25, 10 am to 3 pm ET. Give Yourself a Break. Complimentary Professional Coaching Session. Why Not Explore a Nagging Concern. REGISTER

Sept 27, 6:30 pm ET: The Effects of Gun Violence on Schools, Communities and Generational Trauma. REGISTER

Sept 28, 7-8 pm ET: The Future of FemTech: A virtual social hour celebrating innovation in Women's Health. AMWA partners with OHSU Invent-a-thon. REGISTER

Sept 28, 7:30 pm ET: Physician Leadership: The 11 Skills Every Doctor Needs to be an Effective Leader with author Karen Nichols, DO, MA. REGISTER

Physicians with Young Families Facilitated Group Coaching. Find peace as you juggle a demanding career and parenting through this 6-month, small group virtually-led coaching program. REGISTER by Oct 3. Program begins in November.

Oct 4, 8 PM ET. Join us for the Henry Blackwell Circle Listening Session to launch our allies for women in medicine initiative. LEARN MORE REGISTER

Humanities and Healing: An Arts in Medicine Journal co-sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Women’s Health Institute. Entries due Oct 15. SUBMIT

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, teaches workshops for physician leaders and collected decades of insights that she's shared in this just-published book: Physician Leadership: The 11 Skills Every Doctor Needs to be an Effective Leader.
Sept 28, 7:30 pm ET REGISTER
COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT
The work of AMWA's Physician Fertility Committee and interviews with Drs. Ariela Marshall, Vineet Arora, Arghavan Salles, and Roberta Gebhard were featured in the New York Times. Medical Care, At a Cost: Infertility. READ.

Morgan Levy was awarded a grant to study social media and vaccine hesitancy in reproductive-aged women. READ.
MEMBER NEWS & OTHER ARTICLES
AMWA Board Members Dr. Elizabeth Garner and Dr. Donnica Moore spoke at the Women's Health Innovation Summit in Boston. Dr. Moore moderated a panel on mental health and Dr. Garner was a panelist on topics of diversity, inclusion, and access in women's health.
  • Building Inclusive Work Environments (AAP) READ
  • Introduction: Women in Medicine (AAP) READ
  • Dr. Ravi: Fighting for patients, Pushing women forward in medicine (AMA) READ
  • Women's equality in healthcare: Where does your state rank? (Becker's) READ
  • What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — What It Means for Other States (NPR) READ
OTHER NOTABLE EVENTS
Gender and Health Research Agenda Setting Process for COVID-19. SURVEY
United Nations Univ. International Institute for Global Health & the School of Public Health at the Univ. of the Western Cape

Sep 17, 1 pm ET: AMA's Advancing Gender Equity through Medical Education, Leadership Development, and Medical Practice Webinar REGISTER

Sep 21, 8:30 am ET: AMA's Negotiation Workshop for Women in Medicine REGISTER

Sep 29, 7 pm ET: National Hispanic Medical Association COVID-19 Briefing Series. 
COVID-19 Vaccines and Women's/Children’s Health Webinar. REGISTER

Oct 14-17: 16th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress REGISTER
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Newsletter Editorial Team

Publications Chair: Andrea Done, MS, OMS III
Deputy Director: Jodi Godfrey, MS, RDN
Executive Director: Eliza Chin, MD, MPH
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