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A Message from the AMA-WPS Governing Council Chair

A message from AMA-WPS Governing Council Chair Shannon Pryor, MD highlights the group's recent activity during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. In her message, Dr. Pryor discusses the recent conversion of the Women Physicians Congress to the Women Physicians Section and presentations from two 2012 Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship Fund winners.

In addition, Dr. Pryor encourages AMA-WPS members to participate in the Section's first official business meeting to be held in conjunction with the 2013 Interim Meeting of the House of Delegates. The AMA-WPS meeting and reception is scheduled for Saturday, November 16, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Maryland. The agenda for this event includes an educational session on "Women Utilizing Their Political Capital to Improve Health Outcomes" by former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth, MD (invited) the results of the WPS Mentor Recognition Program, and a review of AMA-HOD items of business.