AMWA 107th Annual Meeting (Virtual)
March 24 – 27, 2022
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Welcome to AMWA 2022


The AMWA Annual Meeting featured an impressive and diverse speaker line-up. We are continuing to offer virtual programming so that those who missed the meeting can still benefit from the insights and expertise of our speakers. The enduring content will be eligible for reflection-based CME.


Physicians & Supporters: Member- $75  |   Nonmember- $175*           *includes one year of membership)

Trainees & Premedical: Member- $20]  | Non-member- $40**            **Option to add discounted membership

 Program Agenda

 The live meeting was jointly provided by the American Medical Women’s Association and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Reflective CME for the enduring content will be available.

For the live meeting March 24-27, attendees may claim up to 14.25 CME credits (deadline April 25). For the enduring content, attendees may claim reflective CME credits (begins late-April).
(Live Credit must be claimed within 30 days after the close of the event and after completing the evaluation)

Please View STUDENT TAB ABOVE for Medical Student Programming on SUNDAY
Premedical Student Fair on FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

** Events followed by a double asterisk are not eligible for or designated for CME credit. Not Poster Session Presentations ARE ELIGIBLE for CME. Student sessions are also not eligible for CME credit.

Really Thrive After the Annual Meeting

Experience Professional Coaching
March 27-30

A complimentary 1:1 session is an opportunity open to meeting attendees 

(Until all scheduling spots are filled)

Once registered for the annual meeting, you may schedule a trial coaching session as a wonderful chance to explore a concern and experience the value of one-to-one professional coaching.

Four Session Topics to be Explored in Small Group Coaching Sessions

(Open to annual meeting registrants only)  View Coaches Bios

March 28 @ 9 pm ET.  Time and Energy Management for Better Balance w/Dr. Diane Shannon

March 29 @ 9 pm ET.  Shifting Perspectives & Reframing Situations using Mental Fitness w/ Dr. Susan Wilson

March 30 @ 7 pm ET.  Thriving in a Chaotic World w/Mindy Gillis and Dr. Yashoda Bhaskar

Sign Up for these Coaching Opportunities as part of Your Annual Meeting Registration

Keynote Speakers

Fireside Keynote Speakers

Core Faculty

Clinical Hot Topics

AMWA Leadership


Registration Prices (for enduring content, reflection-based CME)
Physicians:  Member $75 / Non-member $175  (Physician non-member prices include free year of membership)
Residents:  Member $30 / Non-member $50
Medical Students:  Member $25 / Non-member $40
Pre-meds:  Member $25 / Non-member $40

Student Promotion

If you join AMWA while completing your registration, you can receive $10 off your total.

Medical Students: $115 (Non-promoted price: $125)

Premedical Students: $85 (Non-promoted price: $95)

Refund Policy

Refund requests for the virtual conference will incur a $30 administrative fee. After 2/24/22, no refunds will be granted. Registration is transferable.

Photo/Video Release Policy

Registration implies agreement with AMWA’s photo/video release policy which allows the AMWA 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.


Reflection-based Continuing Medical Education Credits
earned for learner insights and responses


When you Register to Review the Enduring Content, You will receive the reflection Links by email.


CMEfy was built to help clinician creators, educators, event organizers, coaches, podcasters, & voices like you, supercharge your co-learning experiences. Reward your clinician community with the opportunity to discover relevant point-of-care learning activities that unlock AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for meaningful reflections!

By clicking on the links provided, you can claim Internet Point-of-Care credits by responding to the CMEfy prompts. Each response will be registered in a personal hub. When you’re ready to claim your credits, simply print your certificate from the Learner Hub

Powered by CMEfy – a seamless way for busy clinician learners to earn Internet Point-of-Care Learning opportunities that reward CME credits for reflections rather than just for viewing the content perse. Learn more at

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CME for Annual Meeting Attendees Viewing Live Virtual Content

[Request for CME closed]


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the American Medical Women’s Association. The SIU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


   SIU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

   American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 14.25 AAP Category 1 CME credits for completing this program.

   American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME as an equivalent number of hours of participation.

   SIU School of Medicine is preapproved as a continuing nursing education provider pursuant to Section 1300.130, subsection c), 1), B) and P) of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Nurse Practice Act.  Nurses may receive a maximum of 14.25 contact hours for completing this activity.

   All other attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine that speakers, planners and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). The SIU
School of Medicine Office of Continuing Professional Development has policies in place that will identify and mitigate all conflicts of interest prior to this activity. Detailed disclosure will be provided prior to the start of the activity.

Medical Student Program

Premedical Division Program

Friday, March 25th  —   Medical School Fair

6:30-7:00 PM ET    Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
7:00-7:30 PM ET   University of Rochester School of Medicine
7:30-8:00 PM ET   Indiana University School of Medicine
8:00-8:30 PM ET   University of Colorado School of Medicine
8:30-9:00 PM ET   Meharry Medical College


Saturday, March 26th  —  Medical School Fair

7:00-7:30 PM ET   Duke University School of Medicine
7:30-8:00 PM ET   Washington University School of Medicine
8:00-8:30 PM EST George Washington University School of Medicine

Submit Poster Abstract

Poster sessions will be held virtually with poster viewing available for an hour prior to the Oral Poster Presentations

Poster Oral Presentation Winners

Leah Frischman is a fourth-year medical school at Indiana. Prior to medical school, she was a pole vaulter at the University of Dayton in Ohio. Leah matched at Indiana University for obstetrics and gynecology and plans to be a generalist or to pursue one of the surgical fellowships after residency.

Samantha Palma is a 3rd-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine and attended Tennessee State University for her undergraduate studies, where she played Division I basketball. Prior to medical school, Samantha spent time working in television and broadcast for many networks across the country. Her plan is to apply for residency in Neurological Surgery.

Ashley Gall is currently finishing her second year of medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Prior to medical school, she received a degree in Biomedical Engineering from West Virginia University. During a biomechanics course in undergrad, she devloped an interest in becoming an orthopedic surgeon. I enjoy the hands-on nature and engineering elements of the specialty, as well as watching patients go home with their problems solved in a relatively short time period. One of my career goals is to improve women’s musculoskeletal health through the power of research.

Saloni Patel is a second-year medical student at California Health Science University. I did my undergraduate studies at the University of California – LA with a minor in Global Studies. I did a Masters’s program during a gap year in DC.

Abhipri Mishra is a third-year MD-MPH student at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is committed to making advances within healthcare accessibility, public policy, and medical technology. As a third-time participant of the AMWA  Annual Meeting, I welcome the connections I have made here, and I am thrilled to present a case that has impacted many people, myself included.

Nicole Gonçalves is from Worcester, MA. She received her BA in psychology from New York University and will be receiving her MD and MS in Genomic Medicine from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in May 2022. She will be starting her OBGYN residency this July at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

If you are a poster presenter, instructions will be emailed on how to submit a video presentation. Student and resident posters will be judged. Physician posters will be nominated for Viewer’s Choice Awards. If you have questions, please contact


Friday, March 25, 2022

8:00 pm ET




 This activity is supported, in part, by an independent medical education grant from Pfizer, Inc.


Sponsor Registration

Preview our current exhibitors below!

To learn more about our exhibitors, visit the Annual Meeting Hub and log in with your attendee credentials.


Physician Division

Saba University | Texas Tech | Carnegie Mellon | Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine | Lecturio | UC Davis

Live Exhibitor Hours  

Thursday (03/24): 1:30-1:45 pm ET, 3:45-4:00 pm ET, 5:15 pm -6:15 pm ET

Friday (03/25): 1:30-1:45 pm ET, 2:45-3:00 pm ET, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm ET

Saturday (03/26): 2:00-2:15 pm ET, 3:15-3:30 pm ET

Questions? E-mail

Exhibitor Registration



Submit a congratulatory ad to celebrate a family member, friend, or colleague. For examples of previous ads, please see the program book from last year.

Program Book Ad (quarter page)
Program Book Ad (half page)
Program Book Ad (full page)
Digital Bag Insert $200
Meeting mobile app banner ad $300

Specs for program book ad:

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

All advertisements and exhibitor registrations will occur through our registration portal.

Submit Ad

Order a special AMWA meeting welcome gift and books by inspiring physicians during registration.

In Shock by Dr. Rana Awdish

Learning to Listen by Dr. Vidhya Prakash