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AMWA Board Nominations
Volunteers Needed in New Orleans
Fellowships Available
Grants for R&D in Patient Safety
National Memory Screening Day
Senior Program Officer Position
Gender Equity in Medicine
Lung Cancer Alliance Update
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Statement
Fibromyalgia CME Program
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AMWA's 97th Annual Meeting


April 13-15, 2012

Sofitel Miami 

Miami, FL 

Advancing Women's Health

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


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Surgeon General with Board
AMWA Leadership with 2011 Presidential Award Winner, Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, Surgeon General, Vice Admiral USPHS

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.

Free Healthcare Event in New Orleans  

Volunteers, clinical, non-clinical, including students, are needed at a free healthcare event August 27-29, 2011 in New Orleans, LA.  Learn how to participate here

Fellowships Available 

The Foundation for Women's Wellness (FWW), a small nonprofit public charity, is offering two women's health fellowship awards to medical and graduate students.  Application deadline is Thursday, August 25, 2011.  Learn more here.

Research and Development in Patient Safety Grants 

Applications invited for grant projects on Research and Development in Patient Safety.  Letters of intent due on September 6, 2011.  Find out how to apply here. 

National Memory Screening Day 

Alzheimer's Foundation of America-sponsored National Memory Screening Day will be on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.  Learn how to get involved.

Foundation Seeking Senior Program Officer 

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking a Senior Program Officer to lead a new contraceptive technologies initiative. View the job description  here.

Gender Equity in Medicine 

Help promote women physicians in the healthcare workforce and update antiquated gender-based practices.  Join Expediting the Inevitable. 

Lung Cancer Alliance Update 
Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) applauds the National Cancer Institute for its' recent  publishing of additional and extensive data from its National Lung Screening Trial.  LCA has also launched screenforlungcancer.org, dedicated to guiding patients through the screening process. 

Diagnosis and Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

Read the statement from the NIH State-of-the-Science Conference: Diagnosis and Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) now available

Diagnosing and Treating Fibromyalgia CME Program 

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals has launched an innovative performance improvement CME program.

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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