Scholarships, Advocacy, & Recipes!
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September 2014 Student Newsletter
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Applications are currently being accepted through September 30, 2014 for the following awards:
  • Medical Education Scholarships
  • Membership Fee Waiver
  • Medical Student Kaplan Scholarships
  • Anne C. Carter Global Health Fellowship
  • Undergraduate Kaplan MCAT Scholarship
  • Premedical Education Scholarship
Apply here for Scholarships & Awards

September 27-28, 2014
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

All AMWA Members are cordially invited to attend the AMWA Interim Meeting and Women in Medicine Reception. 
We encourage as many members and committee chairs as possible to attend.

Find out more.
New to Region 5, University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) has already hit the ground running.  Founder, Tanesha Moody, has been very involved in getting AMWA’s presence known on campus. Their inaugural event “Conquering an MD in Heels” was so successful that it was included on their schools blog, UMSH Pulse. Welcome and keep up the great work UMHS!!

National Membership Perks- Recruit!

The first 300 new national members receive Kaplan medEssestials!

Local leaders,
share our top reasons to be an AMWA member!

Advocacy Opportunities

Domestic violence awareness month is coming up. Join forces with the AMWA advocacy committee and lead the way for this year's initiatives. Other advocacy topics include gender equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as human trafficking.

Share Recipes for the 100th Conference

Diversity and Inclusion Committee to collect healthy and diverse recipes from our AMWA leaders to publish in time for the Centennial Meeting. Share your recipe by October 30th!

New Opportunities from the Medical Student Press!

Call for Executive Editor Applications
MS1s are encouraged to apply! Deadline: November 23, 2014
Call for Journal Submissions
Accepting original research, essays, creative writing, visual art, and interviews. Deadline: October 31, 2014
Days of note this month in scientific women's history
9/14/1879: Margaret Sanger is born. Sanger is widely considered the founder of the modern reproductive rights movement. She was a birth control advocate, nurse, and sex educator who opened the first birth control clinic in the United States and founded Planned Parenthood.
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