The Centennial Congress of the MWIA

Medical Women:
Ambassadors of Change in a Challenging Global World
July 25-28, 2019 | Brooklyn Bridge Marriott | New York City

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GLORIA STEINEM

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) was proud to host the Centennial Congress of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA).

Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, July 25 – 28, 2019

Program Book  Meeting Highlights  Congress Photos & Videos Welcome Letters   Prospectus  Postcard Congress Report Congress Testimonials Letter of Participation

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Faculty

Keynote and Plenary Speakers

Agenda

Please view the Centennial Abstract Book here.

CENTENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE MEDICAL WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION 

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 PRE-CONGRESS

9:00-10:30 am            United Nations Optional Tours, register separately

11:00 am – 1:00 pm    United Nations Event, register separately

1:30-3:30 pm              United Nations Optional Tours, register separately

2:00-4:00 pm             Hospital and Museum Tours, Group Excursions

2:15 -3:15 pm              Finance, Resolutions, & Scientific Committees

3:15-4:15 pm              National Coordinators / President’s Meeting

4:15-5:45 pm             Regional Meetings & Taste of Brooklyn Dining

Regional Meetings will begin at 4:30 pm

5:45 pm                      Group Photo at Borough Hall

6:00-8:00 pm           Opening Reception – Story Slam, Music, Dancing

8:00 pm                      Paint Night, Networking Events

8:00 pm                      MWIA Executive Committee Meeting

Note: Allow 60 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

9:00-10:30 am            Opening Ceremony and MWIA History

10:30 am-12:00 pm   Keynote and Plenary Sessions

12:00-1:30 pm             Lunch / Networking / Exhibits / Physician Posters / yMWIA

1:30-3:30 pm              Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3

3:30-4:00 pm             Break / Networking / Exhibits

4:00-6:00 pm             General Assembly 1, Workshops, Residency Fair

5:00-6:30 pm             Pre-med Dinner

6:00-8:00 pm             Graduate Medical Education Dinner Symposium

6:00-7:00 pm             Medical Student Session

7:00-8:45pm              Film in Medicine Screenings (CLICK for DETAILS)
7:30-9:00 pm             Student Poster Session

8:30 pm                  Medical Student Social

 

SATURDAY, July 27, 2019 CONGRESS DAY 2

7:30-9:00 am             Student Poster Session

8:30-10:30 am           Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3

10:30 am-12:00 pm  Pre-med Session

11:00 am-12:00 pm   Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3

12:00-1:30 pm            Lunch / Networking / Exhibits / Physician Posters

12:00-1:30 pm            Resident Session

1:30-3:30 pm              Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3

1:30-3:30 pm              Pre-med Session

3:30-4:00 pm             Break / Networking / Exhibits

3:30-4:00 pm             Student Session

4:00-5:30 pm             General Assembly 2, Workshops

4:00-5:00 pm             Resident Session

4:00-6:00 pm             Student Session

5:00-6:00 pm             Resident Posters

5:30-6:30 pm             Pre-med Sessions

7:30-10:00 pm           MWIA Centennial Gala

 

SUNDAY, July 28, 2019 CONGRESS DAY 3

8:30-10:15 am            General Assembly 3, Workshops

8:30-10:30 am           Student Sessions

9:30-10:30 am           Resident Session

9:00-11:00 am            Medical School Fair

10:45-11:45 am           Plenary Sessions

11:30 am-12:30 pm    Pre-med Lunch

11:45am-1:00 pm       Awards & Closing Ceremony

12:30-3:00 pm            Pre-med Session

1:00-3:30 pm              AMWW Board Meeting

2:00 pm                       Optional 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.

VIEW THE DETAILED AGENDA WITH SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

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.

Gala attire:  Traditional. Attendees are encouraged to wear garments representing their country’s culture.

The Centennial Gala will include an unforgettable Sand Art Show – hosted by the Korean Medical Women’s Association, a one woman play by Barbara Callander  about MWIA Founding President Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy, and performances by jazz singer Sarah Partridge, including a commissioned song, Courage is a Woman, centered on Dr. Lovejoy. The Gala will also feature a special ceremony honoring military women physicians (active duty or retired) from around the world and the AMWA Fellowship Convocation. The evening will conclude with performances by various countries and the Jhirad Oration Ceremony.

Schedule subject to change.
Questions?  Please visit our FAQ page.

United Nations Event

“Women’s Health: Building Blocks for Sustainable Development Goals” (View the Event Webcast) 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.

View the SPEAKER LIST.

Optional tours through the UN are available here. If you are attending the UN Event, we suggest that you avoid tours on Thurs July 25, 10:20 am – 1:00 pm.

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.

Broadway Shows:  View shows here.  Unfortunately, the discount vendor, TKTS for same day discount tickets near the Marriott just closed.

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. (take the 2 or 3 Red Line train to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum).

Brooklyn Historical Society: Free admission to all Congress attendees (show your Congress badge). Just a 10 minute walk from the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, this museum features the exhibit Taking Care of Brooklyn: Stories of Sickness and Health which showcases the work of pioneer woman physician Susan Maria McKinney Steward (1847-1918). An American physician and author, Dr. Steward was the third African-American woman in the U.S. to earn a medical degree, and the first in New York State. 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn. Read more here.

Tenement Museum:  Learn about the stories of immigrants from Manhattan’s Lower East Side between the 19th and 21st centuries.

New York Transit Museum: Within walking distance from the Brookyn Bridge Marriott, this museum was build within a  decommissioned subway station and features historic artifacts and memorabilia from NYC’s famed subway system.

Discounts to Restaurants

Coming soon!

Bus and Boat Tours of Manhattan and Brooklyn

City Sightseeing offers hop on, hop off bus and boat tours for 24, 48, and 72 hour packages. The closest pick up stop is a 10 minute walk from the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott on Cadman Plaza West between Clark and Tillary Streets (at the B25 bus stop).

 

Visiting the Statue of Liberty: Visit the iconic Statue of Liberty through structure governmental tours. For a free viewing of the Statue of Liberty, you can also take the Staten Island Ferry from lower Manhattan (just 2 metro stops from the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott from Jay Street Metro Tech). Learn about the free viewing tour here. The Staten Island Ferry schedule is here.

 

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. The entrance leading to the bridge is a short walk from the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott.  Don’t miss your chance to take iconic photos!  View the map here.

Regional Meetings

Regional meetings will be held at the St. Francis College, a 5 minute walk from the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott. Dinner is included.  180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY.

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 3:15-4:15 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.

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.

Association Journal

We invite each association to share a copy of their association journal. Please bring to the registration desk before 2pm, Thursday, July 25, 2019.

International Exhibit

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.

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.

Resident Division

Apply for a Resident Travel Grant

1) Saturday, July 27, 12:30-1:30pm (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, 4:00-5:00pm: Presentation Skills for Clinicians: Making Your Next Presentation Go Better Than Your Last (Scott C. Litin, M.D., Mayo Clinic)

3) Saturday, July 27, 5:00-6:00pm: Resident Poster Judging

3) Sunday, July 28, 9:30-10:30am: Building Resilience (Anjali Bhagra, M.D., Mayo Clinic)

AMWA Residency Program Fair – Friday, July 26, 4-6pm

There will be opportunities for residency programs to showcase their program at our first AMWA Residency Program Fair on Friday, July 26, 4-6pm and meet prospective program applicants (medical students entering their fourth year). Residents and GME faculty are also invited to attend a GME Dinner Symposium Friday, July 26, 6-8pm. Information is available during registration.

Residency Program Fair Table $100 (includes a ticket to the GME Dinner Symposium,limited space, sign up early)

GME Dinner Symposium 6-8 pm

An outstanding program has been planned for the 2nd Annual GME Dinner Symposium.  We encourage all attendees who are involved in graduate medical education to attend.

$30 (limited space, sign up early)

Medical Student Division

Conference Break-Out Sessions:

  1. Residency Program Fair – Friday, July 26th 4:00-6:00pm
  2. Ultrasound Workshop – Friday, July 26th 6:00-7:00pm
  3. Social Event – Friday, July 26th 8:30pm
  4. Dr. Joannie Yeh: Gender Bias in Medicine: Connecting with Allies – Saturday, July 27th 3:30-4:00pm
  5. Simulation Workshop – Saturday, July 27th 4:00-6:00pm
  6. Dr. Joannie Yeh: Making the Most out of a Mentoring Relationship – Sunday, July 28th 8:30-9:30am
  7. Resident Panel – Sunday, July 28th 9:30-10:30am

Medical Student Poster Presentations:

  1. Friday, July 26th 7:30-9:00pm
  2. Saturday, July 27th 7:30-9:00am

Premedical Student Division

Friday

5:00-6:30 pm Fund-raising Group Dinner Off-site

Friday 7:30-9:00 pm Student Poster Session

Saturday

7:30-9:00 am Student Poster Session

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Improv / MMI Interviews

1:30-2:30 pm Pre-med Branch Presentation

2:30-3:30 pm Skills Workshop: Trauma and Medical Assessment

5:30-6:30 pm Pre-med Networking Dinner

Sunday

8:30-9:30 am Medical Student/Pre-med Joint Session

9:30-11:30 am Pre-med Fair

11:30 am-12:30 pm Pre-med Lunch

12:30-1:30 pm Physicians Panel

1:30-2:15 pm Personal Statement

2:15-3:00 pm Skills Workshop:  Stop the Bleed

 

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.

FILM

MWIA Centennial Meeting Film Project. Deadline extended May 15, 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.

How to send videos from your iPhone.  Send the video to yourself, then submit the link at the form above.

ART

We asked attendees to incorporate a visual representation of incredible pioneer women physicians from around the world. The inspiration for this project came from Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. See the example here.  Participants were asked to create an image that represents the story, journey, or discovery of a pioneer woman physician. Images could be in any form (collage, charcoal, pencil, PowerPoint, photography, etc.), but they must be original! Please view the two plates selected for display here:

Dr. Elizabeth Kubler Ross by Dr. Aviya Lanis

Dr. Tumini Bluejack-Wilcox by Dr. Dabota Buowari

COLLAGE INITIATIVE

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

STORY SLAM

The MWIA Congress will feature a Story Slam hosted by by Elizabeth Métraux, founder / CEO of Women Writers in Medicine. The Story Slam will be featured on the Nocturnists podcast,

 

 

RECIPES

The MWIA Centennial Gala featured a special commemoration of women physicians in uniformed service from countries around the world. This ceremony honored their dual commitment to both their country and to their patients.
The following women were honored:
1    ENS    Vasilakis, Kayla
2    LCDR    Barnes, Danielle
3    MAJ    Salter, Carolyn
4    RADM    Wyllie, Dawn
5    MAJ    Adipo, Judith Auma
6    Dr. Glory Essien
7    CAPT    Prior, Kate
8    LCDR    Ormeno, Monica
9    CDR    Cazares, Paulette
10    LCDR    Staben, Rebecca
11    LCDR    Wrenn-Maresh, Katherine
12    Dr. Fatima Shakova
This programming also has special significance to the founding of MWIA which occurred at a special dinner celebrating the return of U.S. women physicians from war work abroad.
Please read an excerpt from a report by Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy on the founding of MWIA.
    “The first definite move toward the formation of the Medical Women’s International Association was made at a dinner given at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, on October 21, 1919, by the governing board of the American Women’s Hospitals – a committee of the Medical Women’s National Association.
    This dinner was given in honor of a group of young women physicians and surgeons who had just returned from France where they had been serving, during and subsequent to the War, at the American Women’s Hospital No I, at Luzancy on the Marne, and as a courtesy to the distinguished medical women from foreign countries attending the International Conference of Women Physicians held under the auspices of the Social Morality Committee of the War Work Council of the Young Women’s Christian Association.”
    Learn more about the work of American women physicians in WWI in a film produced by the American Medical Women’s Association HERE.
(Active duty military and veterans may also want to note the special discounts and free admission offers available in NYC.)

Meet Our MWIA100 Ambassadors

 

AMWA Residency Fair – Friday, July 26, 2019, 4-6pm

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 dinner symposium focused on GME.

GME Dinner Symposium from 6-8pm

Registration is available through the meeting registration site. Registration:  $30.

Agenda: (Download the agenda here here)

INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

“The Vision and Voice of Women in GME”  
Joan C. Lo, MD, MS, FACP
Research Scientist, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research
GME Research Director & Internal Medicine Residency Assistant Program Director, Kaiser Permanente Oakland

ENVIRONMENT
“WIM: Creating A More JEDI Healthcare Environment”  
Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP
Executive Vice President and CEO
American College of Physicians

Ensuring Safe and Equitable Environments for Women Training to Become Physicians”
Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil
Newman Family Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan
Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine; Residency Program Director, Radiation Oncology

TRAINING
“Women’s Leadership and Gender Bias Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents”
Maria Yialamas, MD
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

“Developing a Fellows’ Academy to Prepare Senior Trainees for Independent Practice”
Rini B. Ratan, MD
Vice Chair of Education and Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Residency Program Director, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center

WELL-BEING
“Art and Critique in Medicine”
Somalee Banerjee, MD, MPH
Hospitalist, The Permanente Medical Group
Kaiser Permanente Northern California

AMWA LEADERS: Lessons Learned & New Directions
“The Challenges and Success of Fellowship Training in a Multi-Specialty Run Practice”
Diana J. Galindo MD, FACP, AGSF (AMWA Past President, 2007-2008)
Head, Section of Geriatric Medicine and Fellowship Program Director, Cleveland Clinic Florida
Affiliate Associate Professor, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University

“Leveling the Playing Field:  Women Start Your Engines!”
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP, FAMWA (AMWA Past President, 2015-2016)
Executive Director, Indiana University (IU) National Center of Excellence of Women’s Health
Barbara F. Kampen Chair in Women’s Health, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine

“Planning for Re-Entry to Practice
Kimberly Templeton, MD, FAMWA (AMWA Past President, 2016-2017)
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Health Policy and Management, University of Kansas School of Medicine Residency Program Director, University of Kansas Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery

Regional Meetings – A Taste of Brooklyn Dining

Meet and network with attendees from your MWIA region from 4:30-5:45, Thursday July 25.  Location TBA.  Light dinner.

Opening Welcome Reception – Light Refreshments

Thursday July 25, 6-8pm, Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, Main Ballroom

Opening Welcome Reception – special opening reception with all countries and special programming to kick off the MWIA Centennial featuring a story slam hosted by Elizabeth Métraux, founder / CEO of Women Writers in Medicine, which will be featured on the Nocturnists podcast.

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, a special ceremony honoring military women physicians from around the world, the AMWA Fellowship Convocation, and special performances by various countries. This is an event not to be missed.

MWIA Centennial Gala

Saturday, July 27, Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, Main Ballroom

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.

Sarah Partridge

The Centennial Gala will include an unforgettable Sand Art Show – hosted by the Korean Medical Women’s Association, a one woman play by Barbara Callander about MWIA Founding President Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy, and performances by jazz singer Sarah Partridge, including a commissioned song, Courage is a Woman, centered on Dr. Lovejoy. The gala will also feature a special ceremony honoring military women physicians (active duty or retired) from around the world and the AMWA Fellowship Convocation. The evening will conclude with performances by various countries (India, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Nigeria, Georgia) and the Jhirad Oration Ceremony.

Barbara Callandar

Barbara Callander

MWIA Centenary Song

The lyrics are below. Learn the tune here. We also welcome you to translate the song into your language and share it with us here.

Physicians Healers

Doctors of the world, united
leaders of our dream, inspired
shining a bright light, we’re guiding
and transforming

Physicians, Healers
Women, Dreamers
sharing our vision
we can heal the world

Physicians, Healers
Women, Dreamers
sharing our mission
we will heal the world
Written by Dr. Mary Rorro
June 20, 2019

Film in Medicine: Screenings and Commentary

The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen Official selection, 2019 Toronto Jewish Film Festival and Winner, People’s Choice Award

Lady Ganga: Nilza’s Story 
At Home and Over There: American Women Physicians in WWI 

Association of Medical Women in India Celebrates Its Centennial (1907-2017)

Official Centennial Congress Hashtag: #MWIA100
Connect with our attendees on social media!

MWIA and AMWA Awardees were honored at the MWIA Centennial Congress.

MWIA Awards

AMWA Awards


CME was provided by Indiana University School of Medicine.

CME Statements Learner Handout

Instructions on how to claim CME (CME must be claimed within 90 days of the Congress)

Certificate of Participation (this is not CME credit)

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The Centennial Gala featured the AMWA Fellowship Convocation.

AMWA FELLOWSHIP CONVOCATION

AMWA 2019 Fellows include: Dr. Neeta Agarwal, Dr. Wendy Bernstein, Dr. Stephanie Bonne, Dr. Nancy Church, Dr. Helane Fronek, Dr. Susan Hingle, Dr. Satty Keswani, Dr. Kari Nelson, Dr. Kanani Titchen, Dr. Ana Viamonte Ros, Dr. Tina Schade Willis, Dr. Dawn Wyllie

UNIFORMED SERVICES RECOGNITION CEREMONY

The MWIA Centennial Gala featured a special commemoration of women physicians in uniformed service from countries around the world. This ceremony honored their dual commitment to both their country and to their patients.
The following women were honored:
1    ENS    Vasilakis, Kayla
2    LCDR    Barnes, Danielle
3    MAJ    Salter, Carolyn
4    RADM    Wyllie, Dawn
5    MAJ    Adipo, Judith Auma
6    Dr. Glory Essien
7    CAPT    Prior, Kate
8    LCDR    Ormeno, Monica
9    CDR    Cazares, Paulette
10    LCDR    Staben, Rebecca
11    LCDR    Wrenn-Maresh, Katherine
12    Dr. Fatima Shakova
This programming also has special significance to the founding of MWIA which occurred at a special dinner celebrating the return of U.S. women physicians from war work abroad.
Please read an excerpt from a report by Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy on the founding of MWIA.
    “The first definite move toward the formation of the Medical Women’s International Association was made at a dinner given at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, on October 21, 1919, by the governing board of the American Women’s Hospitals – a committee of the Medical Women’s National Association.
    This dinner was given in honor of a group of young women physicians and surgeons who had just returned from France where they had been serving, during and subsequent to the War, at the American Women’s Hospital No I, at Luzancy on the Marne, and as a courtesy to the distinguished medical women from foreign countries attending the International Conference of Women Physicians held under the auspices of the Social Morality Committee of the War Work Council of the Young Women’s Christian Association.”
    Learn more about the work of American women physicians in WWI in a film produced by the American Medical Women’s Association HERE.

Poster Winners

Congratulations to the MWIA Centennial Congress winning posters:

Physician Division

First Place:  “Mother’s Mind Matters: Unique Attempt to Provide Urgent Psychiatric Care to Depressed Perinatal Women within a Psychiatry Residency Program.” Authors: Tareen RS, Kothari C,  Gross K, Liepman M.

Second Place:  “Effectiveness and Feasibility of Lung Cancer Screening Using Network System with Computer-Aid Nodule Detection Program for Implementing in Population.” Authors: Kim Y, Lee CW.

Third Place:  “Increase in the Childhood Thyroid Cancer Incidence Rate in Fukushima Prefecture after the Accident at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.” Authors: Sakiyama H & Yoshida Y.

 

Resident Division

First Place: “The Relationship Between Demographic Characteristics Of Reproductive Age Filipino-muslim Women And Their Knowledge, Attitude, And Practices Regarding Family Planning In Northern Mindanao Medical Center: A Cross-sectional Study.” Authors: Lucman FM, Alonsabe MOV, Diawatan MMF.

Second Place: “A Decade-Long Analysis of Gender Parity in Gastroenterology Fellowship Programs’ Leadership, Trainees, and Applicants in North America from 2008-2019.” Authors: Tse CS; Nguyen H, Hinds P, Shaliesha K,* Haq M, Moss S, Bhagra A.

Third Place: “Head And Neck Injuries Observed In Violence Against Women.” Authors: Gn NT, Fi K, Diarra Y, Timbo Sk.

Student Division

First Place: “The Relationship Between Barriers to Help-Seeking  and Health Issues Among South Asian Immigrant Victims of Intimate Partner Violence.” Authors: Shah A, Sabri B.

Second Place: “Inflammatory Breast Cancer Masked as Puerperal Mastitis.” Authors: Miller KJ, Ludwig KK, Bell MC, Loncharich AJ

Third Place: “A Patient’s Voice Guides Treatment of Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer.” Authors: Huang C, Gehring V, Powell K, Newton E