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AMWA's first Chief Diversity Officer
Neelum T. Aggarwal, M.D., appointed to serve as the Chief Diversity Officer for AMWA.
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AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting Photos
Meeting and Gala photos, click here. Courtesy of Mary Ellen Morrow
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Gala photos slideshow, click here. — Full gallery, click here.
(password: womensmuseum) Courtesy of Rodney Baily

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AMWA/SWHR Advocacy Day meeting with Rep. Erik Paulsen
Jointly sponsored by AMWA and the Society of Women's Health Research (SWHR), Advocacy Day on the Hill was a resounding success.
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AMWA members encouraged to take action for Equal Pay Day, April 8
Contact your member of Congress today.
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Miller School of Medicine highlights their presence at AMWA's meeting
Students and alumni continue their legacy of leadership at AMWA's Annual Meeting.
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Spanish speaking healthcare practitioner needed
Spanish speaking spokesdoctor or nurse practitioner is needed for a vaccine campaign with HealthyWomen. Please contact Amy Takis at media@healthywomen.org.
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SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act
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NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

German researchers launch innovative gender medicine database
More than 11,000 articles incorporating sex and/or gender-specific research.
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Harvard University Symposia and Exhibition on gender and medicine
  • April 7-18: Giving Care and Taking Control: Selections from the Schlesinger Library
  • April 10-11: Symposia: Who decides? Gender, medicine and the public's health

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    Major changes needed for how the FDA approves medical products
    SWHR
    Phyllis Greenberger, CEO of the Society of Women's Health Research (SWHR) will speak to the FDA to encourage increased representation of women and minorities in clinical trials.
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    Inside the brothels
    New York Times
    Nicholas Kristof writes seven stories about sex trafficking that he wrote over the past 18 years, the ones he cannot forget — a highlight reel of inspiration and heartbreak at once.
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    Alzheimer's disease regulatory science fellowship offered
    The Reagan-Udall Foundation (RUF)
    A two-year Regulatory Science Fellowship focused in the area of Alzheimer’s Disease.
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    Affordable Care Act may actually lead to fewer clinical visits
    By Pamela Lewis Dolan
    With an estimated 30 million people expected to gain insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, there has been much speculation about where those patients will go for care.
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    Connecting primary care, public health is focus of practical playbook
    AAFP
    For decades, the medical and public health communities each have struggled to fight the illnesses that threaten population health and boost overall healthcare costs.
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    CDC reports: HAI rates improving, but much work remains
    Nurse.com
    On any given day, approximately 1 in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011.
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    As health system complexities rise, a new industry emerges
    By Pamela Lewis Dolan
    If you want to learn about the complexities of the modern healthcare delivery system, there's no better person to ask than a physician.
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    How electronic patient records can slow physician productivity
    Forbes
    Healthcare providers everywhere are adopting electronic medical records, but some doctors report a disturbing side effect.
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    Affordable Care Act's deadline day arrives — now what?
    By Ross Lancaster
    March 31 marked the last day of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
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