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MEDIA AMWA: The Power of Film
This exhibition is part of AMWA’s growing interest in the medical humanities and the power of film as a tool for education and advocacy. The films below are relevant to AMWA’s work to improve healthcare, address healthcare disparities, promote gender equity, and empower women. Click on the titles below to learn more.
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Here are some resources for those who want to learn how to make films.
Programs related to films that are accredited for CME:
The idea for Media AMWA was conceived in 2018 as part of AMWA’s growing interest in the medical humanities. Film can be a powerful tool for both education and advocacy. In fact, films have been a regular feature of AMWA meetings, both nationally and locally. In 2017, AMWA collaborated with Raw Science Foundation to produce At Home and Over There: American Women Physicians in WWI and participated as a collaborator of the 2017 Raw Science Film Festival and a sponsor of the 2019 Raw Science Film Festival.
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Laura Roebuck and the Xpu Foundation for making this exhibition possible. We hope that it will serve as a resource to highlight topics in medicine, health, and gender. We welcome recommendations of additional films to feature.
Eliza Lo Chin, MD, MPH