National Conference Highlights, Linda Brodsky Memorial Journal, Nepal, & Get Involved
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May 2015 Student Newsletter
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AMWA Centennial Conference Highlights
April 23-26, 2015 in Chicago, IL
AMWA's Centennial Conference was a HUGE success, largely in part to our amazing student division. Many thanks to all who attended! For a summary of the conference, click here. The following are some quick stats about this year's conference:
  • Over 530 attendees! Digital Centennial Book
  • Over 270 students in attendance
  • Over 90 students presented research posters! Abstract Booklet
  • Students represented 31 States, Washington DC, and Canada
  • A new Leadership Board was elected! Click here to meet them!
  • Catch highlights from the conference here!
I'm honored to serve as your Secretary for AMWA's Centennial year! Part of my role will be to keep you updated on all things AMWA each month with the AMWA Student Newsletter. It's my goal to keep this publication relevant and user-friendly. If you'd like to see any changes in the Newsletter or wish to add an article or announcement, you can always contact me at
Kaitlyn Huegel Mayer

Read more about Kaitlyn here.
VOLUME 2: Hot Off The Press!

Courtesy of the Medical Student Press, the Linda Brodsky Memorial Journal has been published featuring the incredible essays of AMWA students highlighting meaningful relationships with a mentor or role model, in honor of the incredible
Dr. Linda Brodsky.

Congratulations to our 2015 winners!
First Place: Julie (Yajie) An
Second Place: Sarah Long
Third Place: Sara Kim
Ponce Health Sciences University Global Leadership Conference
Application Cycle: April 15 - June 15, 2015
Conference Dates September 4 - 7, 2015

AMWA has partnered with the PHSU Global Leadership Conference to provide 1-2 AMWA members with a $500 scholarship to be awarded towards participation this Leadership Conference! Click here for more information!
Visit the AMWA Student Awards Page
Founded for the relief of poverty, sickness and distress, the Friendship Clinic Nepal supports nearly 50,000 villagers in the area around Meghauli, Chitwan, Nepal. Please help the American Medical Women's Association and the American Women's Hospitals Service support relief efforts in this time of need with a secure donation to our clinic partner in Nepal through this link. 100% of donations will go to direct support.
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The Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans website is now live! Register on the site for materials that can help educate you and your community about this public health, safety, and justice issue. Visit today to register.

Join the Social Media Committee!

If you are looking for a fun, easy, and creative way to be involved in AMWA, the Social Media Committee is a great way to get involved on a national level! Two leadership positions for co-chairs open, but anyone interested to join is welcome. To learn more about what the social media committee does or apply to join, please email Verity Ramirez at

Attention Graduating 4th Years!

Continue your involvement with AMWA by joining the Residency Division for a limited-time discounted rate of $50 for all your years of post-grad training! Log into your AMWA online account and click "renew membership" now or for more information email
Make sure your branch is active this month!
It's Preeclampsia Awareness Month,
National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
& Mental Health Awareness Month!
Women's Health Week
begins on Mother's Day!
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