American Medical Women's Association

Duke University School of Medicine

Upcoming and Recent Events

Private Practice Panel Discussion: April 24, 2007

Is their life outside of academic medicine for a Duke Graduate? Come join us in a panel discussion with female Duke Med Alumni in private practice from a wide range of specialities. Come with questions and your appetite. Dinner to be provided by Alumni Affairs. RSVP to Patty Convery: pac8@duke.edu

HPV Panel: February 28, 2007

Student Health Physician, Melanie Trost, and Health Educator, Lindsey Bickers-Bock will lead a presentation about the new HPV Vaccine. Personal and professional questions will be answered for example: What do we do about women over 26? What about men? How do you counsel parents who do not want to vaccinate their children against a sexually transmitted disease? What is the cost of the vaccine?

Solving the Physician Time Crisis: November 27, 2006

Come join AMWA for a discussion with Duke physicians on the topics of shift work, moonlighting, locum tenems, and split appointments. A great discussion for budding physicians of either gender. Dinner will be provided.

Faculty/Resident Dessert Night: November 5, 2006

Come enjoy cakes, pastries, and much more while having the opportunity to meet attending physicians and residents in a wide range of specialties. Bring your questions and your appetite.

Greys Anatomy Night: October 12, 2006

Come watch Greys Anatomy with members of AMWA at the Station 9 Theater. Do surgeons really arrive at the hospital during daylight? Do interns really operate? Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Walk: September 30, 2006

Come join members of AMWA as we participate in an education forum about ovarian cancer followed by a 2 mile walk to raise money to support Duke Gynecologic Oncology Research. $25 pre-registration fee to participate, t-shirt included. http://www.ovarianawareness.org/home.aspx

Fall 2006 AMWA Welcome Tea Party: September 10, 2006

Come meet members of AMWA and learn about getting involved in our organization.

Women in Residency Panel Discussion: April 26, 2006

Various female residents discussed issues related to how to succeed as a medical student, applying to residency, surviving internship, and balancing your medical career with family.

Faculty Dessert Night: April 11, 2006

Medical students had the opportunity to sit down and discuss medical school and their future careers with attending physicians and residents over a decadent array of desserts.

Domestic Violence Panel Discussion: November 2, 2005

Various health care professionals, lawyers, and social service agencies educated medical students how to recognize, screen, and manage cases of domestic violence.