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- Education Events
- Committee Updates
- Student Spotlight
- AMWA Membership
AMWA-PATH is working with many different schools, institutions, and other areas to plan LIFT Trainings. If you are interested in bringing this free CME-accredited training to your institution, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with proposed dates and locations. Look out for updates regarding upcoming LIFT trainings in your area!
Details of future LIFT events including time and registration will be posted on the AMWA-PATH Social Media pages when they become available.
The PATH Research Committee is currently working on finalizing the manuscript entitled "Human Trafficking and Public Health: Survivor Compensation and Responsible Collaboration." The committee is hosting monthly journal clubs as well, which are included in the PATH calendar. The current chair of the committee is Minka Gil and the assistant co-chair is Imaima Casubhoy.
Prior Research Projects:
The public relations committee has welcomed Anu Verma as their new student leader. The PR committee is excited to gain more followers and reach a wider audience on social media. They plan to focus on educational posts regarding human trafficking, highlighting our monthly newsletters, student spotlights, and other campaigns. If you are interested in joining the public relations team, email email@example.com.
- The Impact of Human Trafficking Training on Health Professionals’ Knowledge and Attitudes was published in April/May in the Journal of Medical Education & Curricular Development (Sarah Hofer, Emily Anderson, Sahar Caravan, Dr. Geynisman)
- Jennifer Talbot is working on a national Surrey of US Medical Schools regarding human trafficking curriculum.
- A manuscript that assess training of surgical residents regarding human trafficking is being finalized by Sneha Aidasani
- The Physician Resilience project is in the statistical analysis stage. Researchers are working on developing and honing the manuscript with the target journal being the JAMA network open.
The education subcommittee has welcomed Emelyn Zaworski and Analine Delgado as their new chairs. The committee is working on creating a one-page human trafficking summary sheet for healthcare students and providers with an emphasis on recognizing red flags. In addition, they will be consolidating existing PATH educational resources to submit as a virtual learning module to the AAMC.
The fundraising committee has been working to identify foundations whose goals align with PATH and have begun the process of submitting grant proposals. Funds raised in this process will go toward benefitting LIFT training seminars, administrative operating costs, and other projects within PATH.
The Advocacy Committee had its first ADVOCATE meeting in July! They want to welcome the new members of the committee and are excited to work with them on upcoming projects like the Human Trafficking State Policy FYI flyers. The new leaders of this committee are Victoria Addis and Gabrielle Tangkilisan.
To join any of the above committees or for more questions regarding the PATH Student Interest Group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AMWA Gift Campaign is an opportunity for you to gift an AMWA physician membership to a friend, colleague, or mentor. This is our way of thanking you for your valued membership. You or the nominated individual may submit information at bit.ly/amwagift between now and the end of the year.
The Traveling Stethoscope FUNdraiser is a peer-to-peer campaign that allows you to raise funds for initiatives within AMWA that you are most passionate about. Whether you are active in a branch or a committee or committed to our overall mission, we encourage you to participate in this holiday fundraiser at bit.ly/fundamwa.