Dear AMWA-SJB Members,
This announcement is packed with information about AMWA opportunities you may be interested in!
AMWA Networking 102 Webinar - February 28 at 9PM AST
Please join the Mentorship Committee for their next webinar, Networking 102: The Components of an Effective Network. Dr. Chemen Neal, and assistant professor at the IU School of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves on the Board of Directors for AMWA, will lead our discussion. Sign up here.
2nd General Body Meeting at SJB - March, date and time TBA
In this meeting, held at school, we will hear a presentation on gender bias in medicine, and then open the floor for discussion. We will send an email soon with more information.
Women Who Wine: An Evening Social - March 15 at 7PM
Who: AMWA members and their guests
What: Our first social events to mingle with fellow AMWA members
When: Thursday, March 15 at 7PM
Where: Tinto y Blanco Wine Bar, Guaynabo
AMWA’s 103rd Anniversary Meeting in Philadelphia, PA - March 22-25
Four medical students from SJB will be traveling to Philadelphia to attend AMWA’s national conference. Check out the link if you're interested in coming with us! Please let me know if you decide to attend or if you have any questions.
AMWA SJB Newsletter
One of our goals at AMWA-SJB is to spread awareness about issues affecting women in medicine and women's health. Our very first newsletter, written by our own AMWA SJB members, will go out to the entire SJB community soon & will be posted on our website.
Do you have something to say about these issues? Speak your mind! Everyone is encouraged to write & submit an article to our newsletter. You can submit in English or Spanish. Please send submissions to our editor Shikha Gupta
T-shirts and other AMWA gear: We are currently collecting orders for AMWA gear, and we invite you to place your order!
Check out both of these online stores and tell us what you'd like: Store 1; Store 2
The deadline to sign up for the order is March 7. Fill out our sign up sheet!
You can pay for the items through the following methods:
ATH Móvil: Cristina Font
Cash: Contact Dyanet Puentes
Opportunities and Benefits for AMWA members
Interesting articles to read
#MeToo in medicine: Women, harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, await reckoning
Physicians can play a crucial role in identifying human-trafficking victims
Overcoming gender obstacles in medicine
The challenges of pregnancy during residency
The Good Daughter Syndrome in Academic Medicine
From Doctor to Doct-her: The Tale of a Skeptical Feminist
National Endometriosis Awareness Month
Women’s History Month
March 8th is International Women’s Day
March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact me.
Cristina Font, AMWA Chapter President