American Medical Women’s Association

 Advancing Leadership Development
for Women in Medicine

March 25 – 28, 2021 (up to 23.75 credits)

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The AMWA Meeting features professional development CME sessions, clinical updates, poster sessions with judging, virtual exhibits, mentoring, networking, awards recognition, and more.  Some modules will be available throughout the year.

Keynote Faculty

 

Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, FACOFP

President-Elect, American Osteopathic Foundation

Mary Owen, MD

Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health
Assist Prof, Department of Family Medicine and Biobehavioral Health
University of Minnesota Medical School

 

Gala Keynote

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD

Kolokotrones University Professor, Harvard University
Chair, Dept of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Co-founder and Chief Strategist, Partners In Health

 

Core Faculty

Women Dean Leaders in the US

 

Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD

Dean, Chicago Medical School
Vice President for Medical Affairs, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

 

Pamela Davis, MD, PhD

Dean Emerita
Prof of General Medical Sciences, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

Deborah Deas, MD, PhD

Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences
Dean,  School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside

 

Deborah German, MD

Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Central Florida
Founding Dean of the UCF College of Medicine

 

Marjorie Jenkins, MD, MEdHP, FACP

University of South Carolina School of Medicine Dean
Chief Academic Office for Prisma Health-Upstate

 

Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG

President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine

 

Elaine Wallace, DO, MS, MS, MS, MS

Dean
Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Amanda Wright, DO

Interim Dean
Assoc Prof Family Medicine
Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

 

Women Leaders in Medicine

 

Heather Gantzer, MD, FACP

Internist, Park Nicollet Clinic
Nocturnist, Methodist Hospital Service, St. Louis Park Minnesota
Chair, Board of Regents, American College of Physicians

 

Nancy Klimas, MD

Endowed Chair, Department of Clinical Immunology
Director, Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine
Assist Dean for Research, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University
Director, Environmental Medicine Research and Clinical Program
Miami VA Medical Center

 

Jessica Mega, MD, MPH

Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Verily Life Sciences

 

 

Susan Love, MD, MBA

Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research

 

 

 

 

 

Allyship, Racism, Oppression, and DEI

 

Charlene Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP

The Joseph A. Johnson, Jr., Distinguished Leadership Professor
Assistant Dean for Educator Development
Director of the Educator Development Program
Director, Center for Professional Health
Chair, Faculty Wellness Committee
Prof of Medical Education and Administration
Prof of Medicine and Public Health

 

Wendi Wills El-Amin, MD

Assoc Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Assoc Prof, Family and Community Medicine and Medical Education
Southern Illinois University Medicine

 

Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil

Newman Family Professor, Deputy Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan

 

Linda Chaudron, MD, MS

Prof, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Director, Paul M. Schyve, MD Center for Bioethics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH

Chief Health Equity Officer, Group Vice President, American Medical Association

 

Michele Harper, MD

Emergency Room Physician in New Jersey
Author of The Beauty in Breaking

 

Humans Before Heroes: Addressing Physician Mental Health

 

Loice Swisher, MD FAAEM

Co-chair, AMWA Humans Before Heroes Initiative

 

Dr. Templeton is a leading advocate for women's health.

Kimberly Templeton, MD

Co-chair, AMWA Humans Before Heroes Initiative

 

Mona Masood, DO

Founder, Physician Support Line

 

Jessica Gold, MD, MS

Assist Prof and Dir of Wellness, Engagement, and Outreach, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University in St Louis

 

Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH

Assoc Prof of Medicine, University of New Mexico

 

J. Corey Feist, JD, MBA

Co-Founder, Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation

 

Physician Fertility

 

Hina Talib, MD

Assoc. Professor, Pediatrics & Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Division of Adolescent Medicine
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Cindy Duke, MD, PhD

Founder & Medical Director, Nevada Fertility Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine

 

Torie Comeaux Plowden, MD, MPH

Chief, Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics Department, Womack Army Medical Center
Associate Professor-Ob/Gyn, USUHS

 

More faculty coming soon!

Registration

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Registration Prices
Physicians:  Member $150 / Non-member $250  (Physician non-member prices include free year of membership)
(Not an AMWA member?  Join at bit.ly/joinAMWA with code FirstTimeMD)
(A portion of the CME content is available to access for up to one year)
Residents:  Member $30 / Non-member $50
Medical Students:  Member $25 / Non-member $40
Pre-meds:  Member $25 / Non-member $40

Refund Policy

Refund requests for the virtual conference will incur a $30 administrative fee. After 2/24/21, no refunds will be granted. Registration is transferable.

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.

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.

Pre-Conference Networking Sessions

The Magic of Coaching Webinar Series

This webinar series will bring out skills that show up powerfully and create influence.

Module recordings will be emailed to all conference registrants. Networking event registration will be emailed to physician registrants. Please click each event title to read the description.

Workshops

Thursday, March 25, 2021 will present a series of workshops at no added cost to attendees. Topics include Reporting of Research Results by Sex/Gender, Curating Your Time for Wellbeing and Productivity, Negotiation, Physician Infertility, and more!

Enduring Modules

Enduring modules will be available one month before the meeting and can be accessed for up to one year. Topics include How to Create Your Own Brand, Advocacy Tips for Busy Physicians, Medicine and Merit: An Approach to Overcoming Systemic Bias, Gender Inequity, and Discrimination, and more!

Access Modules here.

Submit Posters

Poster sessions will be held virtually with poster viewing available leading up to, during, and after the meeting.  

If you are a poster presenter, instructions will be emailed on how to submit a video presentation. Student and resident posters will be judged. If you have questions, please contact program@amwa-doc.org.

General Information

Submission categories include: Clinical care – best practices, Clinical care – case study, Research – human subjects (clinical), Research – bench, and other.

Posters that align with AMWA’s priority topics are especially encouraged:

Sex and Gender Specific Medicine
Gender Equity
Work-Life Issues (including physician infertility)
Physician Wellness & Burnout (including medical humanities)
Medical Education & Training
Public Health Initiatives:  Gun Violence Prevention, Opioid Addition / Pain Management, Human Trafficking, Obesity, Cervical Cancer Eradication, Women’s Health

Submission Guidelines:

  • The abstract must be 2000 characters or less (including characters, excluding title and author names). No graphics are allowed in the online submission form.
  • There is a one-time, non-refundable $49 poster application fee
  • Poster abstract must be 300 words or less (author names do NOT count toward word limit)
  • Approval must be obtained from ALL authors before the abstract is submitted. A confirmation email will be sent to each author following submission receipt
  • The submitting author must be available to present at the conference.
  • Please enter your abstract information as accurately as possible, as it will not be able to be changed after submission of this form.

Formatting:

  • For Research Abstracts: Background/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusions
  • For Quality Improvement or Innovation Abstracts: Background, Intervention/Innovation, Results, Conclusion
  • For Clinical Cases: Case Description, Conclusions, Clinical Significance

FAQs: 

When is the deadline to submit an abstract?

The deadline to submit is November 15, 2020. After this date, submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Does my faculty advisor have to be an AMWA member?

No, your faculty advisor does not have to be an AMWA member.

Submit Posters

Keynote

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD

Kolokotrones University Professor, Harvard University
Chair, Dept of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Co-founder and Chief Strategist, Partners In Health

Awards Ceremony

Performances from Studio AMWA, Music and Medicine, and more!

Silent Auction

Live Cooking Demonstration with Dr. Linda Shiue

 

Student Division

The AMWA Annual Meeting presents opportunities to share your research, network with peers, find mentors, and get involved in a national association with a century-old legacy. Take advantage of our dedicated student track!

Pre-Medical Branch Presentations
Branch Presentations applications for pre-medical students are open now! These presentations are designed for student(s) to share their branch activity with other conference attendees. Whether you are just starting as a branch or have been approved for a long time, please share your chapter ideas and current activity.
Please visit the premedical conference page for more information.
The application is due on February 7th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. To apply, please click here.

Premedical Agenda

**Updated Exhibitor Information Coming Soon. All times are in EST.
Although there are only two formal breaks in the schedule, we encourage that you take the time you need to eat and rest. You are welcome to come and go throughout the day.

Thursday, March 25, 2021
2:00 – 4:00 pm:
Exhibitor Hours

Friday, March 26, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm, 5:00 – 6:00 pm:
Exhibitor Hours

Saturday, March 27, 2021
10:30 – 11:30 am, 5:00 – 6:00 pm:
Exhibitor Hours

Sunday, March 28, 2021
10:00-11:00: Emerging Ideas for AMWA Branches — Branch Presentations
11:00-11:50: Thriving in a Male-Dominated Field — Robin West MD, Monica Pearl MD
12:00-12:50: Medicine as a Business — Taryn Rose MD, Leyda Bowes MD
1:00-1:15: BREAK
1:15-2:00: Explorations in Medicine — Martha Hernandez MD, Beverly White MD, Shannon Hawkins MD, PhD
2:00-2:50: Physician Panel — Tonia Farmer-Pitts MD, Laura Vater MD, MPH, Renée Rodriguez Paro MD, Fatima Fahs MD, Crystal Higginson MD
3:00-3:45: Emotional Intelligence in Medicine — Joann Farrell Quinn, PhD
3:45-4:00: BREAK
4:00-4:50: Medical Student Panel — Sabina Spigner, Alyssa Brown, Kelly Cheung, Rose Caston, Kamilah Evans
5:00-5:45: Gap Year Panel — Bryn Vance, Arany Uthayakumar, Priyanka Pandey, Rachel Mernoff
5:00-5:20: Specialties: GI/ERCP; Hepatobiliary surgery — Cindy Harris MD, Trang Nguyen MD
5:20-5:40: Specialties: ER/Toxicology; Anesthesiology — Kris Nanagas MD, Bui Tran MD
5:40-6:00: Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery — Tosca Kinchelow MD
6:00-6:20: Specialties: Ophthalmology, OB-Gyn — Sara Wester MD, Ivette Couret MD
6:15-7:00: Two Doctor Families — Heather Williams MD, Charlotte Orr MD

Visit the Premedical Conference Page for more information about the speakers!

Graduate Medical Education (GME) Symposium

We are thrilled to present the Fourth Annual GME Symposium. Information and agenda coming soon!

Read more about our GME initiative.

Merchandise

Order a special AMWA meeting welcome gift, graduation cords, bulk lapel pins, sweater fleece jackets, books, and short/long sleeved T-shirts during registration or HERE.

CME – up to 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Indiana University School of Medicine and the American Medical Women’s Association. Indiana University School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure

Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) policy ensures that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that IUSM may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. All educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. *Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Sponsors

SPONSOR

Diamond $20,000+
Gold $10,0000+
Silver $5,000+
Bronze $1,000+

Sponsors will be recognized in digital and print programs and receive complimentary registration to the meeting.

Exhibitors

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION    MEETING PROSPECTUS

Virtual exhibit: $550 (for profit), $300 (non-profit)

Deadline to Register: March 15, 2021

Virtual exhibits will be launched 4 weeks prior to the meeting and will remain on the virtual meeting page after the meeting. Each exhibit will include:

  • A short video or graphic
  • Up to 3 links to program or product information
  • OPTIONAL Scheduled opportunities to present to meeting attendees (exhibitors must use their own meeting platform (e.g. Zoom)
    • Thursday 2pm-4pm
    • Friday 11am-12pm, 5pm-6pm
    • Saturday 10:30am-11:30am, 5pm-6pm
    • Sunday 10am-11am

Questions? E-mail Exhibitor@amwa-doc.org.

Preview our current exhibitors and stay tuned for live exhibitor updates!

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PROGRAM ADS (please submit prior to March 2, 2021)

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)
$150
Program Book Ad (half page)
$250
Program Book Ad (full page)
$400
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