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Celebrate Women in Medicine month this September
Women are a crucial segment of the physician workforce. To honor their accomplishments, AMA Insurance recognizes Women in Medicine month this September. This year’s theme, “Women in Medicine: Born to Lead,” advocates for the continued advancement of women in the medical field.
Celebrate with AMAthroughout the month as we commemorate women in medicine and bring visibility to women’s health issues.
Participate in the first-ever Women in Medicine Day on September 7th. Show your support for women in medicine by posting photos of yourself at work or in the classroom using the hashtag #WIMMonth and #BornToLead.
You can register nowto participate in the AMA-hosted webinar “How to Position Yourself as a Physician Leader” on September 12th. Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, of the University of Chicago, will present on strategies that women in medicine can use to advance as leaders in academic medicine and medical practice.
Women physicians will be honored through the Inspirational Physicians Recognition Programand the 2017 winner of the Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Womenwill be awarded on September 13th.
How are you planning to celebrate Women in Medicine month? Let us know in the comments!