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AMWA Receives AAMC Award
Promotion, Parity and Progress
Sex and Gender Course
Tasteful Self Promotion
The Workforce of Women in Medicine
Breast Cancer 101
Vision + Action
Pearl of Wisdom
Don't Get Mad
Marian Clinic Needs Help
Im Memoriam
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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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Dr. Bernadine Healy
Dr. Bernadine Healy (August 2, 1944 - August 6, 2011) 
See In Memoriam Below

AMWA Receives AAMC Women in Medicine Leadership Development Award 

AWMA is honored with American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2011 Women In Medicine Leadership Development Award to be given at the 2011 AAMC Annual Meeting in Denver on November 8.

Promotion, Parity and Progress
It's September - celebrate Women In Medicine Month with AMA's theme "Promotion, parity and progress: Shared issues, Shared action."  Click here for a PowerPoint presentation on the history of women in medicine.

Sex and Gender Course Available

"Sex and Gender: Differences In Health And Behavior," a web-based course developed by the FDA and NIH.  

Tasteful Self Promotion for Women Physicians

Mark Your Calendar: November 2, 2011 ReachMD radio broadcast of Dr. Francine Gailour's teleconference: "Tasteful Self Promotion for Women Physicians."   

Tapping into the Workforce of Women in Medicine

To keep on the track of self promotion and "tapping into the workforce of women in medicine" visit Dr. Linda Brodsky's website for tips and support. 

Breast Cancer 101

"Breast Cancer 101" webinar with Dr. Susan Love available on the Army of Women website, a great opportunity to learn about the latest in breast cancer.

Vision + Action = Equality in Motion 

You are invited to Vision 2020™'s Second Annual Congress on October 12 in Chicago to work for gender equality and shared leadership.

Pearl of Wisdom Campaign

September is Gynecologic Cancer Month. AMWA and the student division are partnering with the Pearl of Wisdom Campaign to promote cervical cancer prevention. Have your patients go to the website and take the pledge.

Don't Get Mad, Get Elected!

To ensure that women participate and lead when critical decisions are made, consider running for public office yourself-and spread the word. Visit The 2012 Project website.

Diabetic Supplies Needed at Marian Clinic

The Marian Clinic (Topeka, KS) is in urgent need of diabetic supplies for its patients. Please assist through the Marian Clinic™'s website.

In Memoriam

  • With great sadness AMWA acknowledges the loss of pioneer and health hero Bernadine Healy,MD to complications of cancer in August. Click here to learn more.
  • AMWA is saddened to report the passing on August 30th of Mary-Jane Jensen, MD, a long time member and contributor to AMWA and past president of the Chicago branch. Click here for her memorial website.
  • Read the next issue of Connections for more on these physicians.

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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