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AMWA PATH Newsletter
February 1, 2021

Table of Contents

  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Education Events
  • Committee Updates
  • AMWA Membership
  • Student Spotlight
Updates can be forwarded to path_admin@amwa-doc.org for inclusion in future newsletters. 
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Leadership Opportunities
AMWA-PATH is currently looking for a new administrative assistant! Please find the role description, responsibilities, and application here.
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Education Events
AMWA-PATH and Dr. Mollie Gordon will be hosting a virtual LIFT event at Rutgers Medical School on Saturday March 6 at 9:30a; registration is available at bit.ly/liftnewjersey. The team has welcomed Jen Stout and Rebecca Hayes as LIFT Coordinators, who will be working to reschedule 2020 events that were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please reach out to path_admin@amwa-doc.org if you are collaborating with AMWA-PATH on an event for your institution.

Additionally, former AMWA-PATH executive director Dr. Kanani Titchen is leading a SOAR to Wellness human trafficking recognition training with a survivor. on February 17th. You can sign up for this free CME accredited training, intended for a healthcare audience here.
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Committee Updates

The Research Committee is currently led by Emily Anderson and Sneha Aidasani. Right now they're researching human trafficking knowledge among physicians. Fill out this survey to participate.

The Education Committee, led by Rachel Anderson, is currently working with PATH physician chair Dr. Vala to create short educational videos on labor trafficking. 

The Advocacy Committee, led by Alison Neely, is working to create infographics on racial disparities both in human trafficking and in prosecution of prostitution as well as compiling a guide with state-by-state local resources for human trafficking victims and survivors. 

The Fundraising Committee is currently working on creating a raffle in order to support the work that AMWA-PATH does. If you would like to partner with this event, please contact ah13d@med.fsu.edu. You can also purchase an AMWA PATH shirt or donate online

The Public Relations Committee, led by Rubaya Yeahia and Nicole Segaline, includes management of the group's TwitterFacebook, and Instagram platforms. 

To join any of the above committees, please email racheligeiser@gmail.com

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AMWA Membership

AMWA-PATH is an initiative of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), and encourages it's members to support our initiative by becoming a member of AMWA! There are countless opportunities for leadership and involvement in initiatives on gender equity, women's health, and public health issues like the opioid epidemic and gun violence.  Students and residents are able to join for a one-time fee that lasts the entirety of medical school or residency, and is accompanied by valuable member discounts for board prep, scrubs and white coats, legal triage, and merchants that more than pay for your membership. Use the special discount code PATH to get 15% off first-time membership here.

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Student Spotlight

Nicole Segaline is a fourth year medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix and co-leader of AMWA-PATH’s Public Relations Committee. She first became involved with sex trafficking research in Phoenix through Project STARFISH. Now involved with AMWA-PATH, she is passionate about strengthening anti-trafficking education on a national level. She hopes to match into Obstetrics and Gynecology this spring. In her free time, she loves to hike, play volleyball, and challenge her sisters and friends to a friendly board game.


About the Newsletter
This is a monthly series in research and advocacy news summaries created by the PATH residents and medical students. Newsletters will feature brief breakdowns on recent scholarly publications and policy changes as well as highlighting PATH member efforts and upcoming events.

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