WPS meeting: Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All times listed are Central.

Saturday, Nov. 7, 9-10:30 a.m.

Join us for a discussion with Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and James Madara, MD, AMA CEO and EVP, as they explore COVID-19 and what lies ahead for physicians and medical students. Following the interview, a panel of experts will discuss the AMA’s ongoing work in the areas of health equity, physician wellness and practice sustainability, medical education, advocacy and more.

Sections November 2020 Meetings

Find additional information for the sections' meetings taking place Nov. 5-7 & 12.

The sections' meetings will be held on the Lumi, Teams and/or Zoom virtual platforms. Review information on how to use the Lumi (PDF) and Zoom (PDF) platforms to access the meetings.

Join the meeting (Zoom platform)

11-11:10 a.m.

WPS Business meeting welcome, introductions and program overview

  • Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, WPS chair

11:10-11:15 a.m.

Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women Program: Overview and introductions

  • Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP, WPS vice chair

11:15 a.m.-noon

Gendered differences in medical students’ sense of belonging in orthopedic surgery: A multi-institution study

Presentation by Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women 2019 winners:

  • Cara Cipriano, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery
  • Katherine Gerull, MD, PGY-1 resident physician, department of orthopedic surgery, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Live Q & A hosted by Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, WPS chair

Noon-12:15 p.m.

November 2020 HOD items of business review

  • Josephine Nguyen, MD, MHCDS, WPS delegate
  • Nicole Lee Plenty, MD, MPH, MS, WPS alternate delegate

12:15-12:30 p.m.


Anita Ravi, MD, WPS vice chair

  • Women in Medicine Month recap
  • Inspirational Award Program honorees

12:30-12:55 p.m.

WPS Associates meeting

12:55-1 p.m.

Closing remarks

  • Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, WPS chair

1 p.m.


Download the agenda to review, print or save (PDF).

Nov. 8, 4-5 p.m.

Unwind from the section meetings, learn a little bit about the AMA Ambassador Program and connect virtually with your AMA section peers without having to make a motion or an amendment. Come as you are, bring your favorite beverage and end the weekend with us. There will be surprises, prizes and breakout rooms for optimal mingling. Everyone is welcome to attend.

RSVP by emailing [email protected], to receive your calendar invitation, a reminder email and the access link.

Nov. 13-17

Visit the HOD Special Meeting site for details.

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