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Last chance to book discounted Ritz Carlton Rooms!
Get your room now for AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting!
Deadline: Feb. 13 — To book, call 202-835-0500
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AMWA Meeting 2014 Speaker Highlights
Affordable Care, Policy and Advocacy, Global Women's Health
William A. Haseltine, Ph.D.
Noreen Fraser
Louise Ivers, M.D., MPH, DTM&H

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REGISTER NOW — 99th Anniversary Meeting March 13-16
Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C. — Register Now
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2014 Award Recipients
AMWA is pleased to announce the 2014 Award recipients.
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AMWA's Partner Medelita Announces H.E.R.O. Award for Residents
Nominate a resident for a chance to win free Medelita scrubs, white coats, and $25,000!
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AMWA looking for Regional Governors
AMWA is looking for Regional Governors to help increase AMWA Branch Development.
Deadline extended to March 10 — APPLY NOW.

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CVS / Caremark will stop selling tobacco products
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    Women’s Health and Gender Specific Medicine — 99th Anniversary Meeting Speakers
AMWA collaborates with TedMed
Farzanna S. Haffizulla, MD, FACP featured in Practice Link
Dr. Story Landis & Dr. Danielle Ofri — Annual Meeting Speakers


NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program
APTR
Application cycle is now open — The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program prepares public health and clinical health professions students to address population health challenges at the national and community level.
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Articles from Groundbreaking New Violence and Gender Journal
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The publication of six articles from Violence and Gender, a new peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the understanding, prediction, and prevention of violence and spearheaded by Mary Ellen O’Toole, Ph.D.
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SGR repeal will require cuts or payment reforms to move forward
Modern Healthcare
With hospitals vehemently opposed to more Medicare cuts to fund the bipartisan legislation unveiled that would permanently end the annual charade around physician pay cuts, Congress may have to enact some form of payment or tax reform if it expects to get the job done this year.
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Barriers to adult vaccination identified
Medscape (free subscription)
Researchers found inconsistent assessment of patients' vaccination status among the physicians surveyed and insufficient stocking of certain recommended vaccines, in many instances because of the expense of the vaccines.
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HHS rule lets patients get results directly from labs
Family Practice News
Very soon, patients across the country will be allowed to call the lab and get their test results, without having to interact with a physician or health care professional.
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Majority of physicians use mobile devices, but not mobile EHRs
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
Among physicians, mobile devices have become as ubiquitous as lab coats and stethoscopes.
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MHPAEA: What is new under the final rules?
By Jessica Belle
Explaining what is new under the final rules recently issued by the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services .
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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    Food for thought: Resilience in the face of adversity (By Karen Childress)
When doctors give patients money (The New York Times)
Inherited genes found in 20 percent of women with ovarian cancer (Medical News Today)
Study: EHR beliefs tied to gender, personality (By Pamela Lewis Dolan)

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