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AMWA's Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Neelum Aggarwal
to kick off the Rush Global Health Seminar Series in Chicago

Sept. 15 from 4 - 5 p.m.
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Webinar - Wednesday, Aug. 27, 8 pm Eastern
On the Front Lines: The Role of Healthcare Professionals in Addressing Sex Trafficking”
— Dr. Holly Atkinson. Register here!

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Register Now! AMWA Interim Meeting, Sept. 27-28, 2014
The AMWA Interim Meeting will take place Sept. 27-28, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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AMWA Centennial Meeting — April 23-26, 2015
Celebrate 100 years in Chicago, Illinois, with AMWA!
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Diversity and Inclusion Section's Cultural Cookbook to Commemorate Centennial Meeting: Submissions by Thursday Oct. 30
We need your help in reaching our goal of 100 recipes! We will accept recipes and other cultural-related, nutritional information. Click here for more information.
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Announcing AMWA's New Fellowship Program
Recognizing distinguished members of AMWA who have accomplished outstanding achievements in science, medicine or academia. Apply Now
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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS

Healing Health Care Disparities Through Education
Harvard Medical School — Oct. 17-18

Suggested by the AMWA Diversity and Inclusion Section. A great potential to improve health disparities. Click here for conference information.
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Dr. Rachel Remen — Stories about Finding Meaning in Your Work
Free Teleconference
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UAB's NHLBI T32 Post-doctoral Fellowship Positions
Applications from statistical and other cardiovascular scientists for postdoctoral positions in Statistical Genetics pertaining to Heart, Lung and Blood phenotypes are being accepted.
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Call for Applications: NPA Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship
2013 Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship — National Physicians Alliance
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Study: Mental health screening in primary care helps veterans
Medical Xpress
Veterans who receive mental health screening during primary care visits are generally getting adequate follow-up treatment, but the process for acquiring care could be improved.
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Most providers skip tobacco discussions with teenagers
Medscape (free login required)
Less than a third of adolescents in a 2011 survey reported that their healthcare providers asked them about tobacco use or advised them not to use tobacco, according to an article.
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Hospitals in the US get ready for Ebola
The New York Times
Hospitals nationwide are hustling to prepare for the first traveler from West Africa who arrives in the emergency room with symptoms of infection with the Ebola virus.
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Robin Williams' death shines spotlight on mental illness
By Jessica Taylor
The World Health Organization shares that every year more than 800,000 people die from suicide — this roughly corresponds to one death every 40 seconds.
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