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Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven to speak at AMWA's Annual Meeting
AMA's third woman president will be speaking at AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting.
Taking the Helm: How Women Can Shape the Future of Medicine
AMWA Election Results
Congratulations to our newly elected leaders!
President-Elect: Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber
Treasurer: Dr. Shahnaz Fatteh
Board Members at Large: Dr. Helane Fronek, Dr. Florence Haseltine, Dr. Dyani Loo, Dr. Chemen Tate
Region 2 Conference Empowers Future Leaders in Medicine
AMWA Student Division’s Region 2 Director Aleena Paul organized the Empowering Future Leaders in Medicine regional conference at Albany Medical College on Jan. 10-11.
REGISTER NOW — AMWA Meeting 2014
AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting — March 14-16, 2014
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS JAN. 31
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Call for Posters — deadline Jan. 31, 2014
Advocacy Day on the Hill — March 13, 2014
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Bouncing Back & Bouncing Forward: Restoring Your Resilience
If you want to be excellent, enthusiastic and effective — at work and at home — and yet you'd like to catch your breath or even sit and think or plan sometime... tune into AMWA’s teleseminar on Feb. 6 to find out how.
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January — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
The White House - Office of the Press Secretary
The U.S. is shining a spotlight on the dark corners where it persists, placing sanctions on some of the worst abusers, giving countries incentives to meet their responsibilities, and partnering with groups that help trafficking victims escape from their abusers' grip.
It's about women's health and rights
Center for American Progress
According to a review by an independent panel at the Institute of Medicine, providing women with contraception and other preventive services without requiring copayments is cost effective and allows women to access medically sound care under the ACA.
A role for sleep disorders in pregnancy complications
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
The key features of sleep are that it is a reversible quiescent state, during which there is decreased sensitivity to environmental stimuli, and is homeostatically regulated. Conservation of sleep during evolution points to its importance in the survival of all species.
Health spending growth low for 4th consecutive year
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
For the fourth consecutive year, growth in healthcare spending remained historically low. But the likelihood this trend will continue, and how the Affordable Care Act will impact it, is still in question.
Patient-generated data likely to grow as meaningful use moves forward
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
Stage 3 of the meaningful use incentive program will almost certainly expand the collection and use of patient-generated data, which could give a boost to technology such as home-monitoring devices and patient portals.
Women continue to outlive men; Numbers of centenarians rising
Journal of the American Geriatrics via Science Daily
The number of centenarians in Ontario increased by more than 70 percent over the last 15 years with women making up more than 85 per cent of people 100 or older.
Women doctors more likely to screen for cervical cancer with HPV test
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine via YottaFire
Whether or not low-risk women aged 30-65 get tested for root cause of cervical cancer depends on doctor; variations among clinics, physician status and gender.
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