Join us virtually for AMWA’s 107th National Conference 

Join the pre-medical division as we launch our fifth student presentation sessions at this upcoming year’s annual conference! AMWA’s 107th annual meeting will be an all virtual conference held between March 24th-27th, 2022!

We will be hosting various Premedical Sessions including medical school exhibits, networking, hands-on workshops, and MORE! More information on registration coming soon!


Premedical Agenda

Below are the premedical specific events. However, throughout the conference, you are welcome to join any other events in the main session! Aside from the two formal breaks we have on the schedule, please take all the time you need to eat and rest. We hope you enjoy the conference! All times are in EST.

Friday, March 25, 2022:

Medical School Exhibit:

  • 6:30-7:00 PM – Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • 7:00-7:30 PM – University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • 7:30-8:00 PM – Indiana University School of Medicine
  • 8:00-8:30 PM – University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • 8:30-9:00 PM – Meharry Medical College

Saturday, March 26th, 2022:

Medical School Exhibit:

  • 6:30-7:00 PM  – [TBD]
  • 7:00-7:30 PM  – Duke University School of Medicine
  • 7:30-8:00 PM  – Washington University School of Medicine
  • 8:00-8:30 PM – George Washington University School of Medicine
  • 8:30-9:00 PM – [TBD]

Pre-Recorded Medical School Exhibits:

  • Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
  • UMichigan School of Medicine

Sunday, March 27th, 2022: 

  • 9:30-10:00 AM: Premedical Division Virtual Awards Ceremony – Welcome & Awards
  • 10:00-10:45 AM: Bring AMWA to Your Campus: Examples from Our Branches – Branch Presentations + AMWA Brochure
  • 11:00-11:50 AM: Global Emergency Medicine: A Case Study Exploration – Naz Karim MD MHA MSc MPH, Alicia Genisca MD
  • 12:00-1:00 PM: Thriving with Tenacity, Humor & Hope: Medicine & Social Media – Magnolia Printz MD, Daisy Sanchez MD, Anjali Malik MD, Danielle Jones MD [Tentative], Puneet Kaurf, Abigail Felsted, Emilee Stenson, Kenia Gonzalez, McKenna Waller
  • 1:00-1:50 PM: Virtual Suture & Knot-Tying Clinic – Brette Harding MD
  • 2:00-2:30 PM: Wellness Break: Virtual Yoga – Lauren Robinson MD MPH
  • 2:30-3:15 PM: Lifestyle Medicine – Poonam Desai DO
  • 3:15-4:00 PM: Lunch Break
  • 4:00-4:50 PM: Open Networking Session – Medical Students/Gap-Year Panel, National AMWA Physician Leaders, National AMWA Premedical Leaders [STILL FINALIZING SPEAKERS]
  • 5:00-5:50 PM: Innovation that Excites – Wendy Bernstein MD, Elizabeth (Beth) Garner MD, Michelle Benedict
  • 6:00-8:00 PM: Specialty Speed-Dating Session – Alana Munger MD, Kate Stampler DO [STILL FINALIZING SPEAKERS]
  • 8:00-8:50 PM: Two Doctor Families: A Discussion of Family & Lifestyle Dynamics in Medicine – Renee Rodriguez-Paro MD, Heather Bell-Williams MD [STILL FINALIZING SPEAKERS]
  • 9:00-9:15 PM: Closing Remarks

For any additional questions, please feel free to contact Hannah Chan and Maya Roytman, the 2021-2022 Premedical Co-Conference Chairs at


Global Emergency Medicine: A Case Study Exploration

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Alicia Genisca, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University
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Naz Karim, MD, MHA, MSc, MPH

Thriving with Tenacity, Humor & Hope: Medicine & Social Media

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Abigail Felsted

Kenia Gonzalez

Senior at Arizona State University

McKenna Waller

Emergency Medical Room Scribe
Social Media Coordinator, Medical School HQ & Mappd
Social Media Influencer
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Danielle Jones, MD [Tentative]

Puneet Kaur, BA

Medical Student, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
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Anjali Malik, MD

Radiologist, Breast Imaging & Intervention
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Magnolia Printz, MD

Daisy Sanchez, MD

General Surgery Resident PGY-3

Emilee Stenson

Post-baccalaureate Research Fellow

Virtual Suture & Knot-Tying Clinic

Brette Harding, MD

Chief Resident
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Missouri
AMWA Resident and Fellows Division President

Wellness Break: Virtual Yoga

Lauren Robinson, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Lifestyle Medicine

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Poonam Desai, DO

Innovation that Excites

Michelle Benedict

MD/MBA Candidate, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

Wendy Bernstein, MD

Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Elizabeth Garner, MD, a woman physician leader in women's health.

Elizabeth (Beth) Garner, MD

Chief Medical Officer, ObsEva SA

Specialty Speed-Dating Session

Alana Munger, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery PGY4
Yale School of Medicine
Dept. of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Kate Stampler, DO

Division Chair of Gynecology
Section Chief of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Two Doctor Families: A Discussion of Family & Lifestyle Dynamics in Medicine

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Renee Rodriguez-Paro, MD

Heather Williams, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgeon
Associate Professor Indiana University Department of Orthopedics
Veteran’s Hospital Indianapolis, Indiana
Riverview Hospital Westfield, Indiana


Applications for Student Poster Presentations Open Now!

Pre-Medical Student Presentations:

Are you a working in a research lab, involved in an outside organization that helped you as a pre-medical student, or participating in advocacy work? Tell us about your experience! This is a great opportunity for you to share your personal involvement with other AMWA members from across the country.
Submission categories include but are not limited to: Clinical care – best practices, Clinical care – case study, Research – human subjects (clinical), Research – bench, advocacy, etc.

The application is the same for premedical and medical students, please click here and follow the directions provided. Due November, 2020.


Applications for Branch Presentations Open Now!

Pre-Medical Branch Presentations
Branch Presentations applications for pre-medical students are open now! These presentations are designed for student(s) to share their branch activity with other conference attendees. Whether you are just starting as a branch or have been approved for a long time, please share your chapter ideas and current activity.

Topics include but are not limited to: mentoring initiatives, monthly activities, charity involvement, fundraising events, etc.

IMPORTANT! For the Branch Presentations, presentations will be required to be presented in a digital format. Your presentation will be a PowerPoint file consisting of approximately 5 slides. You must be available to present during your assigned time in order to be eligible. You will be assigned a 10-minute time slot to present (approximately 6 – 7 minutes for your presentation & 2 – 3 minutes for questions). Another email regarding timeslots and further instructions will be sent out to those who are accepted at a later time.

Submission Guidelines:
*Limit of two presenters per presentation
*All branch member names/presenters should be listed.
*Submitting author must be available to present at the conference
*Provide a 400-word description of the presentation.
*Changes to your submission will not be accepted
*Formatting: at least text size 24

The application is due on February 7th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. To apply, please click here.

Pre-Medical Branch and Student Awards

AMWA Conference Fee Waiver: Please find here the application form for the 2021 conference fee waiver.

Applicants MUST be current National Premedical AMWA members and NOT already registered for the 2021 AMWA LEADS National Virtual Meeting.

This scholarship will provide free registration to the 2021 AMWA LEADS National Virtual Meeting (March 25th-28th) for 18 selected applicants. To qualify, you must be a National AMWA member. For more information about the National Meeting, visit You will be notified by January 15th if you are selected as a scholarship recipient.

This application is due by December 31st, 2020 at 11:59 PM PT. Please direct all questions to

Exhibitor Registration



Virtual exhibit: $550 (for profit), $300 (non-profit)

Virtual exhibits will be launched 4 weeks prior to the meeting and will remain on the virtual meeting page after the meeting. Each exhibit will include:

  • A short video or graphic
  • Up to 3 links to program or product information
  • Scheduled optional opportunities to present to meeting attendees (exhibitors to use their own zoom accounts)
    • Thursday 2pm-4pm
    • Friday 11am-12pm, 5pm-6pm
    • Saturday 10:30am-11:30am, 5pm-6pm

Questions? E-mail

Program Ad Information

(please submit prior to Feb 15, 2021)

Program Book Ad (quarter page)
Program Book Ad (half page)
Program Book Ad (full page)
Digital Bag Insert $200
Meeting mobile app banner ad $300

Specs for program book ad:

Full Page: trim = 8.38 in x 10.75 in, live = 7.88 in x 10.25 in, bleed = 8.63 in x 11 in
Half Page: live = 7.88 in x 5 in
Quarter Page: live = 3.5 in x 5 in

All advertisements and exhibitor registrations will occur through our registration portal.

We hope to see you there!