American Medical Women's Association
Newsflash — November 11, 2021
AWMA Salutes Our Physician Veterans
AMWA recognizes the added sacrifices made by our women physician members in the military. We invite all veterans & active duty physicians to join AMWAEnjoy 50% off a year of Membership Dues. Code: Military
AMWA Annual Meeting — Thriving with Tenacity, Humor, & Hope
Save the Date ~ March 24-27, 2022 (Virtual)
Early Bird Registration Opens Next Week
FEATURED MEMBER BENEFITS
AMWA Offers Members a free 6-month Leadership Course
through The Korn Ferry Foundation. LEARN MORE/APPLY

How to Thrive As a Woman Physician eBook special AMWA price $1.99 (ends 11/12)
PURCHASE. Added Bonus—Companion Workbook. DOWNLOAD

Interested in sharing your expertise? Join the AMWA Speaker's Bureau!

Heller Executive MBA Program at Brandeis for Physicians. 20% off by Nov. 15


Explore all Member Benefits and Discounts 
OPPORTUNITIES to ENGAGE
Attend the 4th Sex and Gender Health Education Summit Nov. 12-14
Intersectionality of sex, gender, race, and social determinants.
Co-hosted by AMWA, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health,
Mayo Clinic, and SIU School of Medicine. Registration 50% off
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AGENDA
FILM SCREENING: MS. DIAGNOSED
Turning Fertility Challenges into Change
Workshop: Navigating Fertility-Related Conversations to Get What You Need. Develop strategies for peers, supervisors, patients, and others.
Rescheduled to Jan 22 at 8 pm ET
Nov 15, 7 pm ET. Gun Violence: A Gripping Narrative of Racial Bias in Healthcare. Greg Jackson, Executive Director of Community Justice Action Fund, shares his story. REGISTER

Nov 16, 12 pm ET. Women's Congressional Policy Institute Virtual Briefing—The Impact of the Pandemic on Caregiving and Working Women. REGISTER  

Nov 17, 8 pm ET. Pay It No Mind Film Screening & Discussion. AMWA hosts this documentary about Martha P. Johnson, outspoken gay rights advocate. REGISTER

Nov. 18, 8 pm ET. IMG Coffee Chat. Insights & wisdom from IMG physicians Dr. Sara Misthal and Dr. Ricardo Correa. REGISTER

Dec 1, 8 pm ET. Learning to Listen: A Book Discussion with Vidhya Prakash, MD. REGISTER

ELEVATE Leadership Elective Courses. Contract Negotiation; Mindfulness in Medicine, Finding Financial Balance. Look for more topics coming soon. REGISTER

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH.
Access free CME program with short film: Caregiver A Love Story.
MEMBERS & NEWS
Mothers and Daughters in AMWA: Share your Story! LEARN MORE
Dr. Rita Kuwahara advocates for health equity: "We must act now for a once-in-a-generation chance to make medicines affordable." READ
ARTICLES of INTEREST
Strength in Numbers: Women in Medicine Find Power Together. (Medscape) READ
Mother, Daughter Work Side by Side at the Same Hospital. (Medscape) READ
How Scrubs Reinforce Sexist Double Standards. (The Atlantic) READ
Can Doctors Resuscitate Compassion? (Medpage) READ
Democrats Add Drug Cost Curbs to Social Policy Plan, Pushing for Vote. (NYT) READ
(Thank you AMWA members for your advocacy!)
RESIDENT & STUDENT NEWS
National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors has open positions: Director, Resident Physician/Fellow Director, and Student Director (DO program). Submit nominations to admin@nrmp.org with CV and letters by Dec 1. LEARN MORE

Fixing the Leaky Pipeline - A study examining why women medical students and residents leave medical training. Recruits needed. LEARN MORE
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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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