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Registration Open for 96th Annual Meeting
2011 AMWA Awards
Pay Disparities in Medicine
Richards Receives AMA Foundation Honor
HR 3 & HR 217- AMWA's Statement
International Women's Day
Conversation Hearts
Commission on the Status of Women
Let's Move Campaign
2011 Alma Dea Morani Award Nominations
Disney's Approach to Quality Service for Health Care Professionals
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AMWA's 2010 Highlights

2010 was an exciting year for AMWA and our members.  Check out the highlights newsletter and photo show, compiled by Ryan Smith, AMWA Member and Intern.  Please consider donating to AMWA's Legacy Fund

to continue the work of AMWA.


By joining AMWA membership, you demonstrate your commitment to advancing women in medicine and improving women's health, and earn a place of distinction among the most respected practitioners in their fields.


Advancing Women's Health

Follow the Women's Health Curriculum- an AMWA & ACWHP Collaboration.   



Help AMWA continue its' work with its various programs including American Women's Hospital Service (AWHS), The Legacy Fund, or support the Student Members of AMWA.


AMWA Event Archives 

Missed a Recent AMWA event?  Listen to the Archives!   

AMWA Hour Radio Show- Hosted by PRN Health Media- a 5 week series.  Listen to past episodes.  


AMWA Professional Development Webinars- Listen to past webinars.   



AMWA Thanks its Corporate Sponsors for their continued support!




Judelson, Chin, Pinn
Dr. Judelson, Dr. Chin and 2010 Keynote Speaker Dr. Pinn

Attend AMWA's 96th Annual Meeting in Washington DC

With special guest, Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin.  Register now -  lLast year's meeting sold out!  Learn more:  Register , Where to Stay, Support AMWA, Support Award Winners, Dress for Success Suit Drive, Schedule of Events, Student Meeting, Eliminate Pay Discrepancy.

2011 AMWA Award Winners Announced!

The Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of AMWA Awards for 2011.  Find out who they are here.

Pay Disparities in the Field of Medicine 

New study shows that women physicians' starting salaries are $16,819 less than their male colleagues.  See AMWA's response to this study here.

Misty Richards Recognized by AMA Foundation 

Richards Headshot

Misty Richards, Past AMWA Student President, receives AMA Foundation honor 

as an outstanding leader in medicine.

AMWA Statement to Senator Boxer's Office 

AMWA asked to provide statement to Senator Boxer's office on HR 3 and HR 217 bills.  We continue to support legislation that will advance women's health and provide access to safe and affordable care.

International Women's Day- March 8, 2011

Join women around the country to celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day (IWD) and the Power of Women at the 2011 CARE Conference & IWD Celebration, March 8-10, in Washington, DC. 


Attend a live International Women's Day (IWD) Celebration on March 8, 2011. AMWA readers receive a 20% discount on tickets here by using code IWDWIN on the checkout page of any of the 10 cities where events will be taking place. Learn more here.   


Give the gift of love by nominating the special women in your life for an "IWD Outstanding Service Award."  Go to http://internationalwomensday.org/iwd_award

A Physician- Mother's Story

Conversation Hearts

Commission on the Status of Women
AMWA co-sponsors parallel event at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations 2/23/11, New York, NY.  All are welcome.   

Let's Move Campaign 

Let's Move

Anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign to eradicate childhood obesity. 

2011 Alma Dea Morani, M.D. Renaissance Woman Award 

The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine is currently accepting nominations for the 2011 Alma Dea Morani, M.D. Renaissance Woman Award. 

Disney's Approach to Quality Service for Healthcare Professionals

A one-day workshop in Philadelphia on March 4, 2011.

About AMWA  

The American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health.  We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and through building strategic alliances. 

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