American Medical Women's Association
Newsflash — July 22, 2021
SAVE THE DATE
AMWA Annual Meeting — March 24-26, 2022 (Virtually)
 Theme: AMWA Innovates

CALL for SPEAKERS. Deadline Aug 8
Seeking keynote presentations, panel topics and speakers, and workshop concepts.

Submissions Due Oct 4.
FEATURED PROGRAMS
Dance Workshop
Join AMWA's Dance & Theater Community to learn Bhangra virtually
August 6, 13, 20 @ 8 pm ET
Migraine Management in Women
Women need not suffer from migraines—Learn the latest care in this free
2 credit CME module.
OTHER EVENTS
July 28,12 pm ET Join the discussion on Repealing Gun Industry Immunity Part 2 with Josh Horwitz, JD, Exec Director, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. REGISTER

July is Fibroid Awareness Month. Wear white! Post photos to social media and tag AMWADoctors! Learn more HERE.

August is Civic Health Month. Members can JOIN and support healthy communities, driving voter registration, and amplifying civic voices in healthcare. Learn more HERE

Aug 18, 4 pm ET Join iGiant Sports Summit to explore the impact of gender and sex on innovation and novel technologies for the sports sector. REGISTER

Help Physicians Against The Trafficking of Humans (AMWA-PATH) raise program funds. Check the raffle and bid for a worthy cause. RAFFLE
MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES
APPLY to join the AMWA Board of Directors or to become an officer. Applications are open for President-Elect, Treasurer, and Board Member-at-Large. Deadline Aug 7.

Nominations open for 2022 Physician Awards. Deadline Sept 30. NOMINATE
Award Spotlight: The Women in Science Award is granted to a woman physician who has made exceptional contributions to medical science. Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil was the 2021 award recipient.

Nominations open for 2022 AMWA Inspire Awards. Deadline Aug 1. NOMINATE

Interested in Equity & Justice in Reproductive Health? AMWA is looking for a physician liaison to the Institute for Health and Justice Reproductive Health Group to represent AMWA at meetings & submit written quarterly summaries to the board. CONTACT US

Elevate Theater is looking for stories to capture health and healthcare perspectives from the COVID-19 pandemic. LEARN MORE

COVID-19 Relief Efforts: Support AMWA's Aid to Nepal. AMWA raised $23,000 to support COVID relief work in India! DONATE
MEMBERS In the NEWS
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, is quoted in US News & World Report article—Do Women or Men Make the Best Doctors? READ

Roberta Gebhard, DO, offers comments on evidence in "Bullying in Academic Medicine Rife, Underreported," published in Medscape Medical News. READ

AMWA congratulates Chemen Neal, MD, who received the Clinical Teacher of the Year from the medical students at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Kim Templeton, MD, is co-editor of a special issue on Recognizing Diversity in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. She invites members to submit sex & gender-based research in musculoskeletal care HERE.
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NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Meet Jill Wener, MD
While practicing, Dr. Wener specialized in hospital medicine. Now, she splits her time between promoting physician wellness through meditation, retreats, and teaching Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)/tapping, as well as leading ... READ MORE
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OTHER NEWS & ARTICLES
CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule (CMS) READ
Academic Cardiologists Singled Out for Gender Equality Problem (MedPage Today) READ
Future of Women Orthopaedists: Signs of optimism in a 3-year follow-up survey (Current Orthopaedic Practice) READ
Gender Disparity Citations in High-impact Journal Articles (JAMA Netw Open) READ
Questions of a Cancelled Whistleblower (KevinMD) READ
COVID TOOLS
Finding it hard to discuss getting vaccinated with your friends and family? Use the Talking to Friends and Family Activation Table Toolkit by Made to Save. READ
FDA News: Covid-19 update. READ
Fundraise to Support AMWA Initiatives
Create a Personal Fundraiser on Facebook in 5 Easy Steps.
RESIDENT & STUDENT NEWS
Know Someone Starting her Internship? Pass along these 7 Tips to Succeed as a Women Physician offered by AMWA Leaders.
OTHER MEETINGS

July 31-Aug 1: Doctor's for Global Health General Assembly- From Resilience to Revolution: Transformative Justice in Health and Human Rights REGISTER

Sept 9-10: Achieving Gender Equity in Hospital Medicine Through Allyship: We Can’t Do It Alone. Featuring AMWA speakers. REGISTER

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

Executive Director: Eliza Chin, MD, MPH
Deputy Director: Jodi Godfrey, MS, RDN
Associate Director: Danielle Carrier, MBA
Publication Co-Chair: Andrea Done, MS, OMS III
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