The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) is proud to host the Centennial Congress of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA). Join us for this unprecedented opportunity to network with medical women from all over the world. This meeting will be in place of the AMWA Annual Meeting.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GLORIA STEINEM
Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, July 25 – 28, 2019. Limited room block.
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- U.N. Event
- T-Shirts-Film-Art-Story Slam-Recipes
- Pre-med Fair
- Graduate Medical Education
CENTENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE MEDICAL WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION – DRAFT SCHEDULE (subject to change)
THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 PRE-CONGRESS
8:00-9:00 am Finance, Resolutions, & Scientific Committees Meetings
9:00-10:30 am United Nations Tours (tentative), separate registration TBA
11:00 am – 1:00 pm United Nations Event (tentative), separate registration TBA
1:30-3:30 pm United Nations Tours (tentative), separate registration TBA
2:00-4:00 pm Optional Hospital and Museum Tours, Group Excursions
3:00 am-4:30 pm MWIA Executive Committee Meeting
4:30-5:30 pm National Coordinators / National President’s Meeting
4:30-5:30 pm A Taste of Brooklyn – local dining
6:00-8:00 pm Opening Reception
8:00 pm Paint Night, Networking Events
8:15 pm yMWIA Gathering
Note: Allow 50 minutes travel between Brooklyn and the United Nations and allow 30 minutes for UN security
FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 CONGRESS DAY 1
8:00-8:45 am Speed Networking, yMWIA Gathering
9:00-10:30 am Opening Ceremony & Keynotes
10:30 am-12:00 pm Historical Panel and Plenary Sessions
12:00 1:30 pm Lunch / Networking / Exhibits / Posters / MWIA sale
1:30-3:30 pm Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3
3:30-4:00 pm Break / Networking / Exhibits / MWIA sale
4:00-6:00 pm MWIA General Assembly 1, Workshops
6:00-8:00 pm Graduate Medical Education Dinner Symposium
6:30 pm Optional Group Dinners or Excursions
SATURDAY, July 27, 2019 CONGRESS DAY 2
8:30-10:30 am Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3
11:00 am-12:00 pm Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch / Networking / Exhibits / Posters / MWIA sale
1:30-3:30 pm Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3
3:30-4:00 pm Break / Networking / Exhibits / MWIA sale
4:00-5:30 pm MWIA General Assembly 2, Workshops
5:30-6:30 pm yMWIA
7:30-10:00 pm MWIA Centennial Gala
SUNDAY, July 28, 2019 CONGRESS DAY 3
8:30-10:15 am General Assembly 3, Workshops
9:00-11:00 am Pre-medical Fair
10:45-11:45 am Plenary Sessions
11:45am-1:00 pm Awards & Closing Ceremony
2:00 pm Optional New York City Tours / Excursions / Shows
2:00-6:00 pm MWIA Executive Committee Meeting
MONDAY July 29, 2019 POST-CONGRESS
MWIA Executive Committee Meeting (TBA)
See special breakout sessions for physicians-in-training under the Residents/Students Tab.
MWIA Centennial Gala
The MWIA Centennial Gala will be held at the Host Congress Hotel, the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott “boasts award-winning chefs who combine the greatest flavors and cuisines of the world for a truly inspired dining experience…” View photos here.
Attendees are encouraged to wear garments representing their country’s culture.
Tentative Agenda for the Centennial Gala includes a sand art performance, a one woman play about Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy (MWIA Founder), and a special acknowledgement of military women physicians from around the world.
Registration FeesRegister Now!
Please view the various registration packages below:
The Full Meeting Package includes the entire meeting, reception, lunches, and centennial gala and offer $40 savings.
Meeting Only options include the entire meeting with opening reception and lunches without the gala.
A Lecture Only option is offered only to students and residents in order to offer the lowest registration rates possible and do not include any events with food. A discounted full package with all meals and gala is available to students/residents for an additional $200.
Opening Welcome Reception – special opening reception with all countries and special programming to kick off the MWIA Centennial
Centennial Gala – elegant 3-course dinner in which attendees typically dress in traditional costumes from their country. The Gala will feature special performances in celebration of MWIA’s centennial, including a one-woman show about Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy (MWIA Founder, a sand art performance, and a special acknowledgement about of military women physicians from around the world. An event not to be missed.
MWIA Member Discount – All AMWA and MWIA members have discounted registration. To be an MWIA member, you must be a member of your national association. If you do not have a national association in your country, you may join MWIA as an independent member. Please view the list of current national associations (based on current paid dues to MWIA) here. We will be verifying membership status prior to the meeting.
Guests: Accompanying guests may attend the reception and/or gala by purchasing a reception and/or gala ticket. When registering, select gala or reception option and add on any other events as an add-on.
|Registration Category||Early Bird Price||11/30/2018 Increase ($50)||4/30/2019 Increase ($40)|
|Member – Full Package*||$475.00||$525.00||$565.00|
|Non-Member Full Package*||$535.00||$585.00||$625.00|
|Member – Meeting Only*||$375.00||$425.00||$465.00|
|Non-Member – Meeting Only*||$435.00||$485.00||$525.00|
|One -Day (does not include Gala)||Early Bird||
4/30/2019 Increase ($25)
|Registration Category||Early Bird Price||4/30/2019 Increase ($25)|
|Member Premedical/Medical Student/Resident Lecture Only (with offsite meals)||$175.00||$200.00|
|Non-Member Premedical/Medical Student/Resident Lecture Only (with offsite meals)||$225.00||$250.00|
|Member Premedical/Medical Student/Resident Full Package (with reception, onsite lunches, gala)||$375.00||$400.00|
|Non-Member Premedical/Medical Student/Resident Full Package (with reception, onsite lunches, gala)||$425.00||$450.00|
|Gala Table (10 tickets)||$1,400.00|
A 2.5% transaction fee will apply to all registrations.
Refunds prior to May 1, 2019 will be subject to a $75 fee. No refunds after May 1, 2019. Registration is transferrable.
In order to keep the resident and student registrations at an affordable cost, there will be options for off-site meals near the hotel. Residents and students are welcome to join later in both opening reception activities as well as the gala.
Questions? Visit our FAQ page.Save the Date Flier Meeting Prospectus
Photo/Video Release Policy
Registration implies agreement with Congress photo/video release policy which allows the Congress photographer, videographer and invited media contacts to photograph or videotape participants at the meeting and publish the footage in future print and electronic promotional and archival materials related to the meeting.
Mobile Meeting App
The Whova networking mobile app will be used at the meeting. Attendee profiles will automatically be compiled by the Whova team and consists of only public information readily available on the web. E-mail addresses will not be published. Messages sent through the app will be sent to the attendees email. Registrants of the meeting agree to allow their name and email address be released to Whova.
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Discount Congress Airline – United Airlines
US 50 States & Canada Customers: call your professional travel agency, book online via united.com or call United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800-426-1122 and provide the Z Code ZGS3 and Agreement Code 781964.
Passengers outside the US 50 States & Canada: call your professional travel agency, book online via united.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your preferred itinerary, agreement code and meeting Z code. Please allow 24 hours for email requests to be processed.
Travel agency bookings: To avoid debit memos and ensure tracking for United Meetings Rewards, the four digit Z-code must appear in the Tour Code box. Note: Do not add letters “IT” in the Tour Code box or any other information in the Tour Code box other than the four digit Z-code. Visit United Meetings Policies and Procedures page included in this agreement for more information.
Venue Hotel: Brooklyn Bridge Marriott
**IF THE BLOCK IS FULL ON ANY DAY, IT WILL INCREASE RATES ON ALL DAYS, SO WE SUGGEST THAT YOU CALL THE HOTEL (888) 236-2427 AS AN AGENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO SECURE ROOMS AT THE CONTRACTED RATE. IF YOU ARE OVERSEAS, CONTACT THE INTERNET AGENT AT https://www.marriott.com/marriott/contact.mi. IF THAT DOESN’T WORK, YOU MIGHT NEED TO BOOK FOR JULY 24-28 FOR THE DISCOUNTED RATE AND THEN ADDITIONAL NIGHTS SEPARATELY (YOU MAY NEED TO CHANGE ROOMS DEPENDING ON THE BED CONFIGURATION).
**PLEASE BOOK THROUGH THE LINK ABOVE AS AMWA HAS A COMMITTED ROOM BLOCK TO FILL.
“Completely transformed and brimming with contemporary style, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge provides an unforgettable destination for your city adventure. Our hotel is just across the East River from Manhattan, near the vibrant neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. The subway station is moments away, as is the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Spacious, stunningly designed rooms and suites offer plush pillow top bedding, wall-mounted flat-screen TVs, modern workspaces and locally-inspired artwork. Some of our accommodations feature private terraces with sweeping views of downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline. Stop by The Bar or Brooklyn Pantry for locally sourced food and drinks, complemented by striking city vistas. Additional perks at our luxury hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center, as well as comprehensively renovated venue spaces; our Grand Ballroom is one of the largest venues in the area. Your downtown getaway awaits at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.”
Special MWIA rate of $239 per night (same price for single, double, triple, or quad occupancy). Limited room block available, so please book your rooms early. This room rate may be available up to 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting dates.
Book on-line here.
Book by phone at 877-303-0104. Mention MWIA Centennial 2019.
Other Hotels (may require taxi or subway)
(Limited room blocks available, please check cancellation policies)
- EVEN – 46 Nevins Street, New York, NY
- $199 King, $229 Two Doubles
- Book online by June 10, 2019
- Hilton – 140 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, NY
- $269 King $299 Two Queens
- Book online here by June 14, 2019, 3pm EST
- Hampton Inn -125 Flatbush Ave Extension, Brooklyn, New York
- $219 King
- Book online here by 7/10/19
- Tillary Hotel – 85 Flatbush Avenue Extension
- $215 Two Twin
- Book online here by May 31, 2019
- Aloft Hotel
- $229 King, $249 Two Doubles
- Book online here by 6/24/19
- Holiday Inn Express Brooklyn – 625 Union St. Brooklyn, NY
- $209 King, $229 Two Queens
- Book online here by 6/23/19
Farther Hotels (allow for longer travel time)
- Fairfield Inn and Suites Brooklyn – 181 3rd Avenue, Brookyn, NY
- $$239 King, $250 Double Double
- Book on-line here by 5/24/19
- Holiday Inn Lower East Side – 150 Delancey St., New York, NY
- $199 King, $219 Double Double
- Book on-line here by May 17, 2019
- Sheraton Tribeca New York Hotel – 370 Canal Street, New York, NY
- $259 King, $289 Double Double
- Book online here by June 24, 2019
- Cancellation policy may be at least 7 days prior to arrival
Questions? Please visit our FAQ page.
United Nations Event
An event at the United Nations (ticketed separately) is tentatively being planned for Thursday July 25, 2019, which will include optional group tours of the United Nations (ticketed separately). Registrants will be emailed about the UN event when information is available.
Traveling with luggage? Large luggage may not be taken into the U.N. However, you may use luggage storage services in locations around the city.
MWIA Poster Abstract SubmissionSubmit Your Poster Abstract
Deadline: Extended to March 31, 2019
By submitting your poster to us, you are agreeing that we may distribute your poster to MWIA Congress attendees via an online portal or in print.
Before submitting an abstract, please read the submission guidelines below. You will be charged a one-time $40 non-refundable fee.
Posters that align with the MWIA Centennial Congress topics are encouraged. These include:
Gender specific medicine • Global health • Healthcare & technology • Gender equity • Women physicians: balancing career and family • Medical students, generation Y • Aging and women • Violence against women • History of medical women • The obesity epidemic • Impact of climate change on health • Women’s health
(There will be special sessions for resident and student posters. These may be in areas of current research for residents and students.)
Posters may focus on:
Clinical care – best practices
Clinical care – case study
Research – human subjects (clinical)
Research – bench, other
Graduate Medical Education
- Each poster abstract submitted requires a separate application.
- All author names and email addresses are required and ALL authors must be aware and agree on the submission for the abstract to be eligible for consideration. An email will be sent to each author.
- The submitting author must be available to present at the conference.
- Poster abstract must be 2000 characters or less (author names do NOT count toward word limit and 250 characters should be deducted for any graphic charts).
For Scientific Research: Authors’ names (ex. Smith, Jane, L.), Hypothesis, Methods, Results, Conclusions
For Clinical Cases: Authors’ names (ex. Smith, Jane, L.), Case, Conclusions, Clinical Significance
Questions? Please visit our frequently asked question page here.Submit Your Abstract
Tours / Excursions
Empire State Building: Group discounts may be available for the Empire State Building, the original site of the Walforf Astoria where MWIA was founded in 1919. Information about purchasing group discount tickets will be sent to all registrants in 2019.
Brooklyn Bridge: The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States. Walk the iconic Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn to Manhattan.
Broadway Shows: View shows here. Discount group tickets may be available in 2019. The discount vendor, TKTS for same day discount tickets is just steps from the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott.
Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Visit the famed Dinner Party by Judy Chicago featuring art related to 39 women, including Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s first woman physician.
Tenement Museum: Learn about the stories of immigrants from Manhattan’s Lower East Side between the 19th and 21st centuries.
More excursions coming soon!
Regional meetings will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 8:00-8:30am. Additional meetings may also be scheduled by request.
Regions: Northern Europe, Central Europe, Southern Europe, North America, Latin America, Near East and Africa, Central Asia, Western Pacific
National Coordinators / Presidents
An information session for National Coordinators and Presidents will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 4:30-5:30 pm. We hope that the president of every member association will be able to attend the Centennial Congress. We will plan a special photo-op for current and past presidents of MWIA member associations. Please RSVP here.
International Teddy Bear Exhibit
The International Teddy Bear Exhibit was inspired by a visit to the Teddy Bear Museum in 2014 during the MWIA Congress in Seoul. Teddy bears up to 15 inches representing women physicians of different cultures, specialties, and backgrounds are welcome! We ask that each Teddy Bear represent a woman physician and wear something symbolizing the country’s culture and heritage. Please bring the teddy bear to the MWIA Congress registration desk before 2pm, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Please RSVP here.
We invite each association to share a copy of their association journal. Please bring to the registration desk before 2pm, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Please RSVP here.
We ask that each association bring a small item (< 4 inches) that represents their country. These items will be shared at the opening reception and preserved in the archives. Please bring the item to the registration desk before 2pm, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Please RSVP here.
MWIA Centennial Fabric Collage
Each association is asked to bring a quilt square to contribute to a fabric collage. Instructions for the fabric collage are here.
Limited MWIA merchandise will be sold on-site at the meeting. Pre-order during registration to ensure availability. Check out what we have to offer. Products will be offered again for purchase in January 2019 if you did not order them during registration.
MWIA Centennial T-shirt – coming soon. Submit a design for the T-shirt contest here!
MWIA Centennial Mug – coming soon
MWIA Scarf – please view the winning centennial scarf design by Associate Professor Marina Di Domenico from Napoli in Italy here. Be sure to pre-order your scarf if you want to pick it up at the meeting. Orders are taken during registration but must be received prior to March 31.
The MWIA Centennial Meeting will provide attendees with ample opportunities for networking with women physicians from all over the world. In addition to having a networking nook available to connect informally, speed networking events will allow attendees to formally establish new connections. Often small token gifts representing one’s country are shared among attendees and a reflection of the diversity of countries represented. By the end of the 4-day meeting, you will have fostered new friendships with women physicians from all over the world.
We would like our attendees to have an opportunity to connect with one another before, during and after the meeting and one way to accomplish this is through social media. We have updated our registration form to include an option to allow for input of social media profiles, including name and photo. Earlier registrants who did not have that opportunity were emailed the form. If you did not receive it, please contact email@example.com. Please use the hashtag #MWIA100 with all of your social media posts!
The official conference app for the meeting will be Whova. Registrants will receive an email announcement once it is launched to download the app and start using it. There is a message/discussion board to allow for attendees to find roommates and to coordinate transportation to and from the airport with each other.
1) Saturday, July 27, 12p-1:30p (lunch session): Succeeding in Academic Medicine and Academic Writing (Anne Fischer, MD, PhD, West Palm Beach, FL; and Amelia Drake, M.D., UNC)
2) Saturday, July 27, 4-5p: Presentation Skills for Clinicians: Making Your Next Presentation Go Better Than Your Last (Scott C. Litin, M.D., Mayo Clinic)
3) Sunday, July 28, 9:30a-10:30a: Building Resilience (Anjali Bhagra, M.D., Mayo Clinic)
Medical Student Division
Conference Break-Out Sessions:
- Residency Program Fair – Friday, July 26th 4p-6p
- Ultrasound Workshop – Friday, July 26th 6p-7p
- Social Event – Friday, July 26th 8:30p
- Gender Bias in Medicine: Connecting with Allies – Saturday, July 27th 3:30p-4p
- Simulation Workshop – Saturday, July 27th 4p-6p
- Making the Most out of a Mentoring Relationship – Sunday, July 28th 8:30am-9:30am
- Resident Panel – Sunday, July 28th 9:30am-10:30am
Medical Student Poster Presentations:
- Friday, July 26th 7pm – 8:30pm
- Saturday, July 27th 7:30am – 9am
Premedical Student Division
4:00-6:30 pm Fund-raising Group Dinner Off-site
Friday 7:00-8:30 pm Student Poster Session
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Improv / MMI Interviews
12:00-1:30 pm Women Matter, Period
1:30-3:30 pm Premed Presentation / Branch Presentation
4:00-6:00 pm Skill Workshop / Trauma and Medical Assessment
8:30-9:30 am Medical Student/Premed Joint Session
9:00-11:00 am Premed Fair
11:30 am-12:30 pm Medical Student and Admissions Panel
12:30-1:30 pm Personal Statement + Essays
1:30-3:00 pm Suturing Workshop
Information about Exhibitor, Program Book Ads, and Meeting Bag Inserts is below. Please submit your registration for exhibiting and advertising before May 1, 2019. Download the exhibitor prospectus here.
The MWIA Centennial Meeting will be held July 25-28, 2019 at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott. This event presents an opportunity to reach one of the largest assemblies of women physicians, residents, and medical students from all over the world. Exhibit hours are planned to ensure opportunities throughout the weekend to meet with all of the attendees.
All exhibitors and sponsors (including bag inserts, program book ads, etc) must submit their application through the meeting registration site. Credit card payments are taken through our online registration system. Please complete the online registration form even if you plan on sending a check. Make all checks payable to AMWA and mail to 1100 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 350, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
Venue: Brooklyn Bridge Marriott
Each Exhibit space will include:
– One 6 ft draped table with 2 chairs
– Listing in the program book if registered before June 1, 2019
– Pass to attend non-meal meeting functions
Exhibit Set Up 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Exhibits Open: 11:30 AM
Exhibit Close: 5:00 PM
Exhibit Open: 11:30 AM
Exhibits Close: 5:00 PM
Exhibit Takedown: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Exhibitor assumes responsibility and agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Hotel, Marriott, Inc., and the Hotel’s Owner, and their respective owners, managers, subsidiaries, affiliates employee and agents (collectively, “Hotel Parties”), and Group from and against any claims or expenses arising out of the use of the exhibition premises. The Exhibitor understands that neither the group nor the Hotel Parties maintain insurance covering the Exhibitor’s property and it is the sole responsibility of the Exhibitor to obtain such insurance.
Exhibit Space Rental: Electricity will be available only if requested in advance and at an extra charge. Space will be assigned according to the order in which paid applications are received.
Cancellations: Once a formal application has been received; cancellations must be submitted in writing, no later than 8 weeks prior to the opening day of the meeting. A $100.00 Cancellation fee will be assessed. If no notification is provided, the applying company will be responsible for the entire exhibit fee.
Regulations: Booths will be provided as indicated in this prospectus. Exhibits must be installed so that they do not project beyond the space allotted. No interference with the light or space of other exhibitors will be permitted. No signs or other articles shall be posted, nailed or otherwise attached to any of the pillars, walls, doors, etc., in such manner as to deface or destroy them. No attachments
shall be made to the floors by nails, screws or any other device. All space is leased subject to these restrictions.
Display Requirements and Restrictions: The Congress retains the right to deny the exhibition of inappropriate items and products (for example products or services that do not have FDA approval. Please contact the Exhibit Manager with any questions. Exhibit participation does not constitute in any form an endorsement of a company or product by MWIA. Exhibitors are prohibited from making media marketing statements based on participation in the meeting as an exhibitor.
Irregular Canvassing and Distribution of Advertising Matter: Solicitation of business or conferences in the interest of business except by exhibiting firms is prohibited. Exhibitors are urged to report to the Exhibit Manager any violations of this rule. Canvassing by exhibitors outside of their booths is also forbidden. Circulars or advertising matter of any description shall not be distributed except from the exhibitor’s booth.
Uncontrolled Eventualities: The Congress will take all reasonable precautions against damage or loss by fire, water, storm, theft, strike or any other emergencies of that character but does not guarantee or insure the exhibitor against loss by reason thereof (see “Responsibility Agreement”)
For Profit Exhibitor Table: $3,000.00 (Half Table $1800)
Non-Profit Exhibitor Table: $1,500.00 (Half Table $900)
Discounted opportunities for start-ups: TBA Sign up here to learn more.
Recognition in the AMWA website, print program, and on-site signage.
Diamond Sponsorship: $50,000
Platinum Sponsorship: $20,000.00
Gold Sponsorship: $10,000.00
Silver Sponsorship: $7,500.00
Bronze Sponsorship: $5,000.00
Copper Sponsorship: $1,000.00
Friends of AMWA: $500
Limited to non-pharmaceutical and non-device companies due to Sunshine Act reporting requirements. Recognition in the AMWA website, print program, and on-site signage.
Gala (2 available) $10,000
Breakfast (4 available) $5,000
Lunch (4 available) $7,500
Break (4 available) $1,000
Meeting mobile app banner Ad: $300.00
Quarter Page Program Ad: $350.00
Half Page Program Ad: $650.00
Full Page Program Ad: $1,200.00
Full Page Color, inside back cover Ad: $1,750
Full Page Color, back cover Ad: $3,000
Full Page: trim = 8.38 in x 10.75 in, live = 7.88 in x 10.25 in, bleed = 8.63 in x 11 in
Half Page: live = 7.88 in x 5 in
Quarter Page: live = 3.5 in x 5 in
VIRTUAL MEETING BAG INSERTS
These will be virtual bag insert which will go out to attendees in targeted emails leading up to and during the event: $400.00
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
MWIA is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) of medical women and medical students from all over the world. Read more about the history of MWIA and the role of AMWA and the American Women’s Hospitals Service in the founding of MWIA here. AMWA has been commemorating AWHS and the work of American women physicians in World War I though an exhibition and recent short film.
- 1969-1978: MWIA Witnessed Its Golden (50 Years) Jubilee Celebration
- 1959-1968: Under the Glass Ceiling
- 1948-1958: The Amazing Story of MWIA Continues
- 1938-1948: Medical Women in the Second World War and later
- 1919-1938: MWIA Was Celebrating Its 99th Birthday a Few Days Ago
Visit our FAQ page here.
Designs for an MWIA Centennial T-Shirt are now being accepted here. One color designs only. Deadline Feb. 28, 2019.
MWIA Centennial Meeting Film Project. Deadline extended March 31, 2019.
Instructions: Turn on a camera (your phone or computer), get a good background that represents where you’re from, and read the following lines or share your thoughts. Each association should do the first one.
- “I am a woman physician” videos. I am a woman surgeon/physician/future physician from city/state, country. Feel free to include young girls saying they want to be a doctor when they grow up!
- Other optional videos:
- Share advice for a young female physician
- Share a quote or saying that inspires you followed by the name of the author.
Submit a downloadable link to the film (preferably a Dropbox link) here.
How to send videos from your iPhone. Send the video to yourself, then submit the link at the form above.
We want to incorporate a visual representation of incredible pioneer women physicians from around the world. The inspiration for this project comes from Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. See the example here. To participate, create an image that represents the story, journey, or discovery of a pioneer woman physician. Images can be in any form (collage, charcoal, pencil, PowerPoint, photography, etc.), but they must be original! Submissions will be displayed on the MWIA meeting website and shared at the conference. Submit your design here by March 31, 2019.
The Medical Women’s International Association(MWIA) has introduced an innovative and inclusive initiative as part of her Centennial celebration taking place in New York in July 2019. Read More
The MWIA Congress will feature a Story Slam! The theme: being a woman in medicine. Stories can be about the challenges, joys, or experiences of being a woman in medicine but they must be authentic and delivered from memory. Limit: 5 minutes. Video submissions will be judged and the top 3 submissions will be invited to perform at the MWIA meeting where a final winner will be selected by the audience. The story slam is open to all women physicians, residents, and students. Registration or travel for the MWIA Congress is not included. (AMWA Student and resident applicants are encouraged to apply for AMWA student/resident travel grants (please visit amwa-doc.org and visit the appropriate resident and student division webpages). Deadline Extended March 31, 2019.
Submit your application here:
Meet Our MWIA100 Ambassadors
The First Annual AMWA Residency Fair will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 4-6pm and present an opportunity for medical student attendees to learn about residency programs from around the country. Residency programs will be able to showcase innovations in graduate medical education as well as convene at a special GME Dinner Symposium from 6-8pm.
Registration is available through the meeting registration site.
$250 Table space at the Residency Fair and complimentary ticket to the GME Dinner Symposium (register early, space is limited)
$30 Additional tickets to the GME Dinner Symposium