June 6 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Central | Virtual
The WPS June 2021 Meeting will be held on a virtual platform.
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- WPS Resolution #1: Fatigue mitigation respite for faculty and medical staff (PDF)
- WPS Resolution #2: Addressing maternal discrimination and support for flexible family leave (PDF, amended)
Watch your email the week of April 12 for an opportunity to review and comment on policy proposals. During the week of May 3, watch your email for an opportunity to vote to ratify final policy proposals. Email [email protected] with any questions.
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Each medical society represented in the AMA House of Delegates can participate in the Women Physicians Section (WPS) Associates Network. Members of the WPS Associates Network connect with other medical society representatives to address issues that impact women physicians and patients. Learn more and become a WPS Associate.
The next WPS Associates meeting will be held during the meeting on June 6, 1–1:45 p.m. Central.
Sunday, June 6
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Central
Fixing the leaky pipeline–Attrition of women during medical training
This session will identify the issues and factors that lead to the attrition of women within the medical profession, barriers to their career advancement and possible interventions that can be implemented both locally and nationally.
- Wendy K. Bernstein, MD, vice chair of education, division chief of cardiac anesthesia and director of simulation for the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center
- Mollie Marr, PhD, MS3, Oregon Health & Science University