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Networking Alliance

AMWA’s Networking Alliance was founded in 2010 to bring together professional medical associations for collaboration and sharing of resources.  The group has continued to meet every 1-2 years to foster collaboration among healthcare organizations for the advancement of women in medicine and women’s health.  To get involved, please e-mail ExecutiveDirector@amwa-doc.org.

4th Session – AMWA Networking Session Participants – 2015

AMWA’s 4th Networking Alliance Meeting – April 24, 2015

Chicago, Illinois

Organizations Represented

  • American Association of Public Health Physicians
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association Women Physicians Congress
  • American Medical Student Association
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • Medical Student Press
  • Medical Women’s International Association
  • National Physician’s Alliance
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
  • North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society
  • Sex and Gender Women’s Health Collaborative
  • Society for Women’s Health Research
  • Society of the Teachers of Family Medicine
  • SolaMed Solutions, Inc
  • Women in Medicine
  • Women in Nephrology
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society

3rd Session – AMWA Networking Session Participants – 2014

AMWA Third Networking Alliance Meeting   March 15, 2014    Ritz Carlton Hotel Washington, DC

AMWA’s Third Networking Alliance Meeting was held on March 15, 2014 during AMWA’s 99th Anniversary Meeting in Washington, DC. Leaders from the American Medical Association (AMA), American Medical Student’s Association (AMSA), Health Professional Education, Advocacy, Linkage (HEAL), Indiana University National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, Medical Women’s International Association, National Physicians Alliance, Physicians for Reproductive Health, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), Women in Medicine, and Women’s Dermatologic Society joined with AMWA representatives to discuss issues regarding the patient-provider relationship, sex and gender-specific medicine, human sex trafficking, gender equity in medicine, and gun control.

Organizations Represented

  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Student Association
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • HEAL (Health Professional Education, Advocacy, Linkage) Trafficking
  • Indiana University National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
  • Medical Women’s International Association
  • National Physicians Alliance
    Physicians for Reproductive Health
  • Association of Reproductive Health Physicians
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Group On Women
  • Women in Medicine
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society

2nd Session – AMWA Networking Session Participants – 2011

Washington, DC

  • American Medical Association- Women’s Physician Alliance
  • American Medical Student Association
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Association of Women Psychiatrists
  • Association of University Women
  • Bone & Joint Decade
  • Doctors for America
  • Expediting the Inevitable
  • Medical Women’s International Association
  • National Council on Women’s Health
  • National Physicians Alliance
  • North American Menopause Society
  • Physicians for a National Health Program
  • PRN Media Health
  • Society of Teachers Family Medicine
  • Society for Women’s Health Research
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Women in Nephrology

1st Session – AMWA Networking Session Participants – 2010

Washington, DC

  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • American Medical Association- Women’s Physician Alliance
  • American Medical Student Association
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Association of Women Psychiatrists
  • Doctors for America
  • National Physicians Alliance
  • Operation Midwife—A Labor of Love on the Afghan Frontlines
  • PRN Media Health
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

AMWA’s Networking Alliance was founded in 2010 by then-President, Dr. Eliza Lo Chin.  The first meeting was held at AMWA’s 95th Anniversary Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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