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AMWA Invited to the 2017 Women’s Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase (WHILS) June 14, 2017

HBA Invites AMWA Community to Help Advance Women’s Healthcare by Participating in Its Biennial Interdisciplinary WHILS Conference on 14 June, in Piscataway, NJ

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association NY/NJ region’s invites the AMWA community to join its’ 2017 Women’s Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase (WHILS) on 14 June, in Piscataway, NJ, on the campus of Rutgers’ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

More than 350 stakeholders are expected for this half-day interdisciplinary conference that focuses on advancing women’s healthcare along four strategic pillars: basic and clinical research, medical practice, health literacy, and access to care.

Through Wednesday, May 3rd, early registration for this limited-capacity program is offered to AMWA community members who are new to HBA.

Professional Registration  $85 – use promotional code:  NYNJWHILSER-2017

Student Registration  $25 – use promotional code:  NYNJSTU-2017

As part of WHILS 2017, AMWA community members are also invited to highlight their women’s healthcare-related work via poster, exhibit, sponsorship or advertising.

Click Here  for information on presenting an educational poster or exhibit.

Click Here  for information on sponsorship or advertising at WHILS.

WHILS is a biennial signature conference presented by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) NY/NJ region.  WHILS 2017 is being made possible through founding in-kind sponsorship from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and founding corporate sponsorship from Johnson & Johnson.  HBA is a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare.  Learn more at or e-mail the WHILS team at


“Johnson & Johnson is pleased to provide founding corporate sponsorship for the WHILS 2017 program,” said Seema Kumar, VP of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication, who will open the program for J&J.  “There is still much we have to learn about the impact of gender differences in health, as well as about how we can best tailor our healthcare system to accommodate the complicated lives and varying needs and expectations of today’s girls and women.”


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