This conference, co-sponsored by the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association (ACCMA), and First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley (FPCB), drew over 150 attendees from all over from the San Francisco Bay Area. The participants included physicians, nurses, social workers, advocates, students, and other healthcare professionals. Speakers included Wendy Macías-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Tonya Chaffee, MD, MPH, Child and Adolescent Support, Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco.
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Local support was provided by AMWA Branch 30 (SF-Bay Area) and the UC Berkeley AMWA Pre-medical Branch.