AMWA Annual Meeting, March 13th-16th, 2014
Arianna HuffingtonTHRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder
Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books.
Story LandisThe Decade of the Brain
Noreen FraserWomen can Effectively Affect Policy
Television producer Noreen Fraser is living with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Dynamic, passionate and highly motivating, Noreen is the embodiment of her Foundation's mission statement: 'Dedicated to saving lives through funding ground-breaking women's cancer research.'
Anthony FauciUpdate in Infectious Diseases
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health.
Sharonne HayesSex and Gender Consideration in Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Sharonne N. Hayes is Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and founded and maintains an active clinical practice in the Women’s Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Joseph MortatiThe 30-minute MBA for Physicians
Joseph Mortati teaches at The Johns Hopkins University, American University, and George Mason University. His courses range from Operations and Project Management to Information Systems and Entrepreneurship.
Louise IversFood Insecurity and Global Women's Health
Dr. Louise Ivers is a Senior Health and Policy Advisor for Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organization that provides direct health care and social services to poor communities around the world.
Danielle OfriTechnology is Rapidly Changing the Way We Treat Patients
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine but her clinical home is at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review.
Amy PallerMentorship Session
Amy Paller, MD, MS is the Walter J. Hamlin Chair and Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Skin Disease Research Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
Ardis Dee HovenTaking the Helm: How Women can Shape the Future of Medicine
Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist in Lexington, Ky., became the 168th president of the American Medical Association in June 2013.
Liise-anne PirofskiMentorship Session
Liise-anne Pirofski, MD is chief, division of infectious diseases, department of medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, and the Jacques and Selma Mitrani professor in biomedical research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Bernice SandlerThe Chilly Climate for Women - How Women are Often Treated Differently in Subtle Ways and Nobody Notices
Bernice Sandler is a Senior Scholar at the Women’s Research and Education Institute in Washington DC where she consults with educational institutions and others. She is well known for her expertise in women’s equity at all levels of education, and especially in sexual harassment, the chilly climate, and Title IX.
Mark TercekHow Physicians and Hospitals can Partner with the Environment for our Future
Mark Tercek is president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, the global conservation organization known for its intense focus on collaboration and getting things done for the benefit of people and nature.
As women of AMWA, we constantly lead our peers to new heights, new standards, new successes. We challenge, applaud, and create.Kanani Titchen, MD
President, AMWA Resident Division
AMWA’s 99th Anniversary Meeting a resounding success
Highlights of the Washington, DC meeting – click here
Hundreds of members attended AMWA’s 99th Anniversary Meeting which featured an outstanding speaker roster, including special guests Arianna Huffington (founder of Huffington Post) and Dr. Bernice Sandler (Godmother of Title IX). The 99th Anniversary Gala, held at the National Museum of Women in the Arts was a spectacular evening filled with inspiration and goodwill.
AMWA’s 99th Anniversary Meeting PhotosView Conference Program
Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, jointly sponsored by the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) and the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR). The program will be held on March 13, 2014 from 7AM to 5PM on Capitol Hill. AMWA and SWHR will lead teams to advocate for appropriate funding / legislation for women’s health and chronic disease prevention, gender equity, sex and gender differences research, inclusion of sex and gender in medical school education and prevention of human sex trafficking.”
Advocacy Day: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7am – 5pm, Capitol Hill
Training session: Georgetown University and Conference Center, Wednesday, March 12, 6-8pm.
Thursday, March 13th
Friday, March 14th
10:00-12:00 Board Meeting
1:00-5:00 Afternoon Sessions
6:30-9:30 Evening Symposium
Saturday, March 15th
7:00 Poster Set-up
7:30-8:30 Breakfast and Poster Review
9:00-12:00 Morning Sessions
12:00 Presidential Luncheon and Awards
1:30- 4:00 Afternoon Sessions
7:00-midnight Gala, National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sunday, March 16th
8:30-10:30 Mentorship Session
12:15 Meeting for the Members
1:00 Board Meeting
Monday, March 17th
2:30 Optional Capitol Hill tours
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel,Washington, DC 1150 22nd Street, NW Washington, DC 20037 202-835-0500
Other Venues:National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20005
www.nmwa.orgGeorge Washington University Marvin Center, Continental Ballroom 800 21st St, NW Washington, DC 20052
Registration for the conference and gala is now closed.
Poster Submissions are now closed.
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