American Medical Women's Association
Newsflash — September 2, 2021
Celebrating Women in Medicine Month
Leadership Elective On-Demand Courses
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Promote Gender Equity in Medicine
#GiveHerAReasonToStay in Healthcare
Order a custom mask ($5) and Join Us during Women in Medicine Month in September
Post to social media using #GiveHerAReasonToStay #WomenInMedicine. Tag @AMWADoctors. JOIN
SAVE the DATE
March 24-27, 2022 (Virtual)
Call for POSTERS (Due Nov 1, Student oral posters due Oct 1)
UPCOMING EVENTS & INITIATIVES
Honoring Elizabeth Blackwell's 200th Birthday Year
View AMWA's Elizabeth Blackwell Medal Exhibition with 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 3, 10, 17 @ 8 pm ET. Three dates to learn to dance Kizomba. REGISTER

Physicians with Young Families Facilitated Group Coaching. Find peace as you juggle a demanding career and parenting thru this 6-month, small group virtually-led coaching program. REGISTER by Sept 27. Sessions begin Oct 6.

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

Sept 28 @ 7:30 pm ET. Book discussion with author Karen Nichols, DO, Physician Leadership: 11 Skills Every Doctor Needs to be an Effective Leader who is the first woman president of the AOA. REGISTER

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
MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES & ADVOCACY
Bring Your Vision to AMWA! Be Our Next President-Elect
APPLY by Sept 5.

SEEKING NOMINATIONS for AMWA Physician Awards Deadline Sept 30.
Sept 17 is Physician Suicide Awareness Day. Join us on Twitter for the annual Twitter #Light4Docs campaign to encourage physicians, students, and supporters worldwide to light candles to raise awareness of physician suicide. READ

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

AMWA speaks out in support of the women and girls of Afghanistan. READ

AMWA joins WomenHeart's campaign in support of the Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act. TAKE ACTION

Visit the AMWA Advocacy Timeline for updated activities.
OTHER NEWS & ARTICLES
It’s Time to Expand the Definition of ‘Women’s Health’ (Nature) READ
Nine in ten female doctors in the UK have experienced sexism at work (BMJ) READ
Sept 8 is Native Women's Equal Pay Day (Equal Pay Today) READ
On Your Birthday, Promote Your Favorite AMWA Initiative
Create a Personal Fundraiser on Facebook in 5 Easy Steps
Resident & Student News
Sept 2, 7 pm ET. Mastering the ERAS Application for IMGs & US Medical Students. REGISTER
OTHER WORTHY EVENTS
Sept 9-10: First Annual ADVANCE PHM Gender Equity Summit - Achieving Gender Equity in Hospital Medicine Through Allyship: We Can’t Do It Alone. Featuring AMWA speakers. 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
Associate Director: Danielle Carrier, MBA
Executive Director: Eliza Chin, MD, MPH
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