AMWA Membership Recruitment Incentive
AMWA has 2 exciting incentives for members who help to recruit friends and colleagues to take advantage of our current member promotions:
NEW Physician Members can join at a rate of only $98 per year - more than a 50% discount from the regular member rate of $225! Recruit 10 new AMWA members and win a round trip Delta Airlines ticket. Recruit 20 new AMWA members and win free registration to AMWA’s 2014 National Conference in Washington DC. Make sure that your recruit indicates your referral when joining. This offer pertains only to new regular AMWA memberships (not student or resident memberships), so make sure to reach out to physicians you think may be interested. Offer ends June 30, 2013. Contact us with any questions!
AMWA's up-and-coming Residency Division is offering incentives for rising 4th year medical students to continue their participation through offers such as a $50 New Resident Offer through 6/30/13 and "Step Up for AMWA = Step Up for Step 3". Recruit 3 friends and get a free First Aid Step 3 book ($45 value). Recruit 6 friends and get a 30-day subscription to USMLEWorld Q-Bank for Step 3 ($99 value). This special is available immediately upon joining AMWA RD. Email Kanani Titchen, President (RD), to indicate that you have referred them. Learn more about AMWA RD initiatives, awards, and leadership and join the ranks of new women MDs! Please contact Cheryl Silverbrook, Recruitment Director (RD), for more information.
Help AMWA reach out and continue the legacy of passionate, driven, and strong female physicians!
AMWA Board: Call for Nominations for National AMWA
The AMWA Governance Committee is currently accepting nominations for positions on the Board of Directors beginning in the 2013-2014 year. Available positions include President-Elect (1), Treasurer (1), and Directors (4). Learn more about the positions and responsibilities of an AMWA Board Member here. Applications are due July 1, 2013. Help select our future leaders by taking the time to fill out an application. Students are encouraged to apply!
Undergraduate Expansion Initiative
Interested in becoming involved in AMWA Leadership but have not yet found your niche? Consider becoming the leader of AMWA Undergraduate Branch Expansion efforts and help us expand AMWA Membership to our Pre-Medicine colleagues. Contact AMWA President, Marissa Orenstein, for more information.
National Chair Update
The External Relations Chair is responsible for furthering our current partnerships with companies and organizations, as well as making new ones. Here is a quick reminder of the benefits we have as AMWA members:
In addition to these great discounts, we also have partnerships with other student organizations including AMSA, APSA, and MWIA! Stay tuned throughout the year for new perks and partnerships! If you have any suggestions for new AMWA partners or want to get involved with External Relations, feel free to contact me!
A $45 discount with GL Advisor for a year of service. Furthermore, for physicians in training (residency/fellowship), the renewal fee has been reduced to $0 for a limited time
A 10% discount off Kaplan USMLE and COMLEX Live, Center, Deluxe, and Online options and the opportunity to win Kaplan course scholarships throughout the year
A 30% discount off select Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins books, including Pocket Medicine, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 5 Minute Consult, 5 Minute Women's Health, and more!
A 15% discount off Blue Sky Scrubs when you use the code AMWA15
A 15% discount off Medelita white coat and products when you use the code AMWA at checkout.
AWHS Clinic Spotlight: Health Care Network Inc.
By Dyani Loo, M.D., Global Health Chair (RD)
Health Care Network, Inc. is a non-profit agency that provides free-low cost health care to residents of Racine County who are medically uninsured and have a limited income. Services are provided at the Health Care Network office and by a network of 360 volunteer health care professionals. As one of American Women's Health Service's supported programs in the US, Health Care Network has been leading Racine County area of Wisconsin in innovative service since 1987. Read more about the inspiring story about how they are helping their community here.