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Dr. Anita Ravi, a family medicine physician based in New York, NY, has been elected as vice chair of the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) Governing Council for the 2019-20 term. 

The WPS is a member interest group within the AMA for women physicians and medical students. The Section Governing Council is responsible for increasing the membership, participation and leadership of women in the AMA as well as advocating on women’s health and women in medicine policy issues.

Dr. Anita Ravi is a board-certified family physician and co-founder of the PurpLE (Purpose: Listen and Engage) Health Foundation. The Foundation is based on Dr. Ravi’s work as founder and medical director of the PurpLE Clinic in New York City, which provided long-term health care for people who have experienced human trafficking and individuals impacted by other forms of trauma, including sexual assault and domestic violence. She regularly draws, writes and speaks at events across the country on how the health care system must radically adapt to meet the needs of survivors of trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence.

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