Wednesday, May 23, 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 at 11 a.m. on June 16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago during the AMA Women Physicians Congress (WPC) annual 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 is a follow-up to 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.
AMA-WPC Governing Council election results are in
Shannon Pryor, MD, and Kusum Punjabi, MD, were recently elected to be at-large representatives to the AMA Women Physicians Congress (WPC) Governing Council. Claudia Reardon, MD, was elected to a second term as the Council's 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 Governing Council.
The WPC thanks all those who voted in this year's election. Details about the 2013 election will be announced in January.