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AMWA Board Nominations
Innovate, Don't Amputate
Women in Leadership Nomination
Community Transformation Grant
Obesity and the States
AMWA Member Recognition
Healthcare Disparities
Reproductive Health Research
Health Care Reform Resource
June Calendar of Events
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2nd Annual Networking Alliance

AMWA's Second Annual Networking Alliance Meeting 

Photo Credit:  2011 Mary Ellen Morrow Photography

AMWA Board Call for Nominations

The Governance Committee is currently accepting nominations for positions on the Board of Directors for the 2011-2012 year. Learn more about available positions and how to apply or nominate someone today.

Innovate, Don't Amputate 

"Innovate, Don't Amputate" asks Doctors for America; to prevent drastic cuts in Medicare and Medicaid, sign the petition.

Women in Leadership Nomination 

AMWA has been nominated for the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Women in Medicine Leadership Award.  Learn more about the award here.  

Community Transformation Grant

Department of Health and Human Services announces Community Transformation Grant opportunity for disease prevention and health promotion.  Learn more about the grant.

Obesity and the States

Now available is the first installment of the STOP Obesity Alliance Obesity and the States bulletin, a periodic report on topics of interest to state leaders having to manage related issue. 

AMWA Member Recognition

Elinor Christiansen M.D., AMWA Past President 2002-2003, inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society Chapter at Drexel University College of Medicine in March 2011.

Misty Richards, Medical Student and Past AMWA National Student President is featured on NBC's Today's Women.  Watch the clip here. 

Collection and Using Race, Ethnicity and Language Data in Ambulatory Setting

Dr. Susan Ivey, AMWA Past President and a current Committee Chair in the Commission to End Healthcare Disparities (CEHCD), co-authored recently released White Paper, Collection and Using Race, Ethnicity and Language Data in Ambulatory Setting.

Reproductive Health Research 
Women's Health Issues released a special issue on reproductive health research.

Healthcare Reform 

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June Calendar of Events

You can use these special times to sponsor health promotion events:

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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