Women Physicians

Women in Medicine

 

 

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Celebrating a historic moment: Three consecutive female AMA presidents

View our Sept. 4 Facebook Live broadcast "Making History" with AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, President-elect Sue R. Bailey, MD, and Immediate-past President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, sharing what it means to be a leader and advocate.

Promoting gender diversity in the workplace

Register for our Women in Medicine Webinar on Sept. 24 at noon. Hear insights on promoting gender diversity in the workplace from Chiquita Collins, PhD, inaugural vice dean for inclusion & diversity and chief diversity officer, UT Health San Antonio, will serve as the keynote presenter for our Women in Medicine Month webinar. Following Dr. Collins' presentation, Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, AMA chief diversity officer, will help us take a deeper dive on this topic.

  • Accreditation Statement: The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • Designation Statement: The AMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • ABIM MOC Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • ABP MOC Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

2019 Women in Medicine Month

September is the AMA’s Women in Medicine (WIM) Month, which serves to showcase the accomplishments of women physicians as well as highlight advocacy related to women physicians and health issues impacting women patients. 

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This year’s theme is Women in Medicine: Trailblazers, Advocates and Leaders. Learn about ways to get involved during September.

Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine

The AMA recognizes that gender inequity in medicine is a complex issue that requires a multilayered approach. In the newly adopted “Principles for Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine,” the AMA outlines recommendations for achieving equity.