Wednesday, May 9, 2012
News for Women Physicians
AMA-WPC meeting to feature session on negotiation and the gender divide
Discuss the challenges and opportunities facing physicians seeking to demonstrate their value during a presentation June 16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago during the AMA Women Physicians Congress (WPC) Annual Assembly Meeting.
Sara Laschever, co-author of the book "Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide," will present "Negotiation and the gender divide: The power to get what you really want." The session follows an education program about physician pay disparities and strategies for eliminating them that took place in November during the Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
The AMA-WPC meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. Learn more about the Annual Meeting.
AMA-WPC Governing Council election results are in
Shannon Pryor, MD, and Kusum Punjabi, MD, have been elected at-large representatives on the AMA Women Physicians Congress (WPC) Governing Council. Claudia Reardon, MD, was elected to a second term as the council's AMA Young Physicians Section representative. The new AMA Resident and Fellow Section representative is Pooja Oza, MD. Carolyn Payne will represent the AMA Medical Student Section on the AMA-WPC Governing Council.
The AMA-WPC thanks all those who voted in this year's election. Details about the 2013 election will be announced in January.
AMA-WPC Policy Compendium now available
The AMA-WPC has updated its compendium of AMA policy related to women physicians and women patients. The booklet contains policy excerpts from the AMA's PolicyFinder that are of special interest to the AMA-WPC and does not represent the complete list of AMA policies.