American Medical Women's Association
Newsflash — October 27, 2021
FEATURED MEMBER BENEFITS
Join the AMWA Speaker's Bureau and share your expertise.

Rise to the Top — Heller Executive MBA Program at Brandeis
For Physicians. AMWA Members 20% off. Apply by Nov 15. LEARN MORE

Complimentary Professional Coaching for Members
Limited 30-min sessions. Oct 30, 10 am - 3 pm ET. RESERVE a TIME

Explore all Member Benefits and Discounts 
ENGAGE in AMWA PROGRAMS
Turning Fertility Challenges into Change
Workshop: Navigating Fertility-Related Conversations to Get What You Need. Develop strategies for peers, supervisors, patients, and others. Nov 22, 8 pm ET.

Oct 28, 12 pm ET. Heart to Heart: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Heart Health Throughout Your Life. Join HealthyWomen, AMWA, and leading experts. REGISTER

Nov 2, 8 pm ET. 7 Strategies to Build a Local AMWA Community. Learn about the benefits of starting a branch or expanding an existing branch. JOIN US

Nov 9, 8 pm ET. What Would it Take to Find a More Satisfying Work/Family Balance? Learn from the authors of How to Thrive as a Woman Physician. $1 eBook. REGISTER

Nov 12-14. Sex & Gender Health Education Virtual Summit. Gain insights on teaching healthcare with a sex and gender lens. REGISTER

Nov 15, 7 pm ET. Shot by a Stranger, Treated Like a Criminal. Greg Jackson, executive director of Community Justice Action Fund, shares his story. 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 Series. Insights from IMG physicians. REGISTER

ELEVATE Leadership Elective Courses. Contract Negotiation; Mindfulness in Medicine, Finding Financial Balance. REGISTER
AMWA Annual Meeting 2022: Thriving with Tenacity, Humor, & Hope
Save the Date ~ March 24-27, 2022 (Virtual)
Last Call for Posters (Deadline Nov 1)
MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES & NEWS
AMWA endorses passage of a bipartisan bill to extend the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment so women physicians can gain equality in medicine. READ

Mary Rorro, DO, presented the Physician Healers, Healthcare Heroes music video at the National Organization of Arts in Health Conference. WATCH

The Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) seeks submissions related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in GME. LEARN MORE
OTHER NEWS & EVENTS
Nov 1-3. Career Advancement & Leadership for Women in Healthcare. REGISTER

Nearly 1 in 5 Health Care Workers Have Quit Their Jobs During the Pandemic. READ

Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine (NEJM). READ

Lyft partners with organizations to provide transportation for vaccine access. READ
RESIDENT & STUDENT NEWS
Fixing the Leaky Pipeline - A study examining why women medical students and residents leave medical training. Recruits needed. LEARN MORE
AMWA Premedical Division partners with Period.org to end period poverty. SUPPORT

Menstrual Equity. Period. AWHS & Days for Girls partner to sew 1000 menstrual pad packs for women in Suriname. 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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