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#4MyHeart — a 28 day challenge plan for your patients
In partnership with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s The Heart Truth® program
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Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans (PATH)
AMWA launches new interactive website to promote awareness and education about human sex trafficking
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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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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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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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AMWA Centennial Meeting — April 23-26, 2015
Celebrate 100 years in Chicago, Illinois, with AMWA!
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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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    AMWA's Linda Brodsky Memorial Journal
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla publishes 2nd book
Artifact from AMWA Founder Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen
AMWA board member leads medical mission trip to rural Nicaragua
A message from your president about AMWA's Fellowship Program


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Mentoring Millennials — Sept. 16
Author Lindsay Pollak discusses the new generation of leadership

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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS

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

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9th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC)
Oct. 22-25, Sheraton Boston

Contact associatedirector@amwa-doc.org for special AMWA member discount.
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Hobby Lobby decision a blow to practice of medicine
Miami Herald
The Hobby Lobby case gives a green light to employers to insert themselves into our exam rooms.
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National Physicians Alliance Annual Conference and Healthcare Summit
“Price, Profit, & Reward: Winners and Losers in Healthcare Transformation”
Oct. 24 & 25, 2014 Yonkers, New York

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2014 NeXXT Scholars Program
The scholars program is seeking mentors to encourage young women in STEM fields.
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Sexual assault legislation enforces affirmative consent
The Collegian
The California Senate took one step closer to transforming the way sexual assault is treated on college campuses, passing the “yes-means-yes” bill.
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Just released: CDC's 2013 State Obesity Map detailing the prevelance of adults with obesity
Food Consumer
Obesity continues to be a common, serious and costly public health problem.
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Sex modifies the APOE-related risk of developing Alzheimer disease
Annals of Neurology
The APOE4 allele is the strongest genetic risk factor for sporadic Alzheimer disease (AD). Case–control studies suggest the APOE4 link to AD is stronger in women.
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Sex bias exists in basic science and translational surgical research
Science Direct
Although the Revitalization Act was passed in 1993 to increase enrollment of women in clinical trials, there has been little focus on sex disparity in basic and translational research.
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Multistate point-prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections
CDC
Currently, no single U.S. surveillance system can provide estimates of the burden of all types of healthcare–associated infections across acute care patient populations.
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10 technologies changing the future of healthcare
TechRepublic
The healthcare industry will see a 21 percent increase in IT jobs by 2020, according to research by the University of Chicago.
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