At this time AMWA-PATH is recruiting students/residents for:
- LIFT coordinators: Volunteer Duties: 3.5 hour commitment per LIFT event (day of communications, panelists check in, running the zoom platform during the LIFT training, as well as assisting facilitator/lecturer with time management and monitoring chat/Q&A
PATH Student Interest Group is recruiting:
- Vice President
- Public Relations
Please fill out this form
if you are interested in applying for a PATH Student Interest Group leadership position. The new deadline will be Sunday March 27th at 5pm PST.
The positions will transition into new leadership in May 2022. Ideally the new leadership will give a two year commitment (until May 2024).
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 fundraiser.
Help End Labor Trafficking Campaign. Labor trafficking is all around us but often goes under-recognized and has been reported in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Healthcare professionals have an important role in ending labor trafficking by recognizing signs and symptoms of exploitation and providing support for these patients. Please donate at https://bit.ly/3q1cCtG to help AMWA-PATH educate physicians and other healthcare professionals about labor trafficking.
End human trafficking t-shirts still available for purchase and can be found at AMWA PATH T-Shirt Fundraiser.
PATH will be launching a special campaign for April--Sexual Assault Awareness month. More to follow in our next newsletter!
The March Student Spotlight highlights Minka Gill. Minka Gill is an MS1 at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is the chair of the AMWA PATH Research group and is also involved in the AMWA Gun Violence Prevention Group and IU's Medical Students for a Sustainable Future student interest group. Outside of AMWA, Minka enjoys volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and student outreach clinics. Her favorite part about AMWA PATH is how passionate everyone is in their anti-trafficking efforts and advocating for improved trauma-informed care.
AMWA-PATH is an initiative of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), and encourages its 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.