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Mentorship Webinar, Graduation Wishes, and Upcoming May Events
May Mentorship Webinar
Please join the Mentorship Committee on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 9:00pm EST for our next webinar, "Understanding and Negotiating Your Contract".
Our guest for the evening, Ms. Serene Katranji-Zeni will lead our discussion.
Ms. Katranji-Zeni is an attorney in Troy, Michigan, whose practice focuses on offering professionals in the healthcare sector assistance in expanding their practices and ensuring full regulatory compliance. She ultimately guides clients through the risk management process and in undertaking complex transactional matters. The topic of discussion will involve understanding and negotiating your contract as you enter the medical profession.
If interested in joining us for the discussion, please sign up here!
FSU COLLEGE OF MEDICINE'S WOMEN IN MEDICINE EVENT
A diverse panel composed of female physicians from various specialties met with forty medical students during an AMWA event at FSU College of Medicine to answer students' questions. Topics ranged from work/life balance, sexism experienced in the workplace, as well as health policy issues and negotiating salary and benefits.
PATH NEEDS YOUR HELP
AMWA’s initiative Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans (PATH), would like to hear if and how your chapter is spreading awareness about human trafficking in your community. This survey will be used to assess student knowledge about PATH and assist in developing methods for engaging students with PATH at the local level.
Special Kaplan Promotion during the Month of May!!!
For this month only, students who enroll in Kaplan's Step 2 CK High Yield program will receive the latest edition of Dr. Conrad Fischer's Master the Boards USMLE Step 2CK eBook at no additional charge!
Additionally, AMWA student members can receive an additional 15% off of all future purchases with the promo code AMWASAVE15
BECOME AN AMWA STUDENT LEADER!
If you are interested in getting involved in a committee or possibly serving as a student co-chair, please email firstname.lastname@example.org more information!
For more information about AMWA Advocacy Committees click here.
DID YOU KNOW...
AMWA is one of hundreds of medical organizations urging congress to restore funding for gun violence research. See the article here
We would like to extend our congratulations to every graduating AMWA student member!
We hope your time within the student division was enjoyable and we wish you all the very best of luck in the future! We know you all will go on to do great things!
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
Contact your local branch to see how you can get active this month! May isAmerican Stroke Awareness Month, Mental Health Month, and Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The second week of May is National Women's Health Week.