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Women face challenges in the medical field that male physicians do not. @PatriceHarrisMD  reflects on the monumental impact of having had three women holding consecutive presidential positions for the first time in AMA's history and more.

Mentorship can help students hone clinical skills, improve patient interactions, and guide students through tough times both in school and their personal lives. Discover how mentors can be useful for IMGs.

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This #WIMMonth  we're honored to recognize the 2021 Giambalvo awardees for their exceptional work aimed at improving the well-being & retention of female physicians in the workforce amid the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring gender equity in medical education.

Women often face distinct challenges that can be exacerbated in times of crisis. Our curated resources assist #WomenInMedicine  during #COVID19  to help manage work-life integration, personal well-being & special issues impacting female patients. #WIMMonth 

Help us continue celebrating #WIMMonth ! Tomorrow's webinar features @MargotSavoy  who will explore the ways #meded , leadership development & medical practice can promote #genderequity  in medicine. Register:

@CDCgov  has updated its infection prevention and control guidance for health care settings during #COVID19 . Register for a special Project Firstline town hall 9/17 at 2:15pm ET to hear about the changes directly from CDC experts.

#WomenInMedicine pave the way for future women medical leaders. These #WomenofAMA  move medicine by being advocates for women's health. #WIMMonth 

This September, we're recognizing women in medicine that are creating change, blazing trails in a male-dominated field, fighting for #healthequity  and redefining the practice of medicine. Join the celebration by following #WIMMonth  all month long!

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In #OurAMA 's #COVID19  Update podcast, John Farley, MD, MPH, director of the Office of Infectious Diseases in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research’s Office of New Drugs at the FDA, discusses what docs & patients really need to know about #ivermectin .

Join our Physician Innovation Network's 3 week panel in honor of #WomenInMedicine  Month! From women in tech, to holistic medicine, to women as health system leaders, take part in discussions from September 7-24th. #WIMMonth 

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Let’s be clear, physicians are not inflating the number of #COVID19  patients.

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We're deeply disturbed by Texas SB8 and SCOTUS' inaction allowing this egregious law to go into effect. This abortion ban violates constitutional rights, interferes in the patient-physician relationship & invites bounties on health care workers delivering care.

Despite being fully vaccinated, the #Deltavariant  can cause #COVID19  breakthrough infections. One expert shares what physicians want patients to keep in mind.

According to two physicians, here's what patients need to know about the quick-spreading #COVID19  Delta variant.

Thanksgiving and other holidays will be different amid surging #COVID19  caseloads. Learn what infectious diseases specialists recommend to stay safe.

Rather than attacking and lobbing baseless charges at physicians, our leaders should be following the science and urging adherence to the public health steps we know work towards reducing the spread of #COVID19 —wash hands, #MaskUp  and physical distance.

When it comes to #COVID19 , the safest choice is always to #StayHome 🏠. If you must fly, here are the 6 things doctors want patients to know about flying and traveling during the pandemic:

Do not ingest or #InjectDisinfectant  products – it will cause bodily harm. Treatments for #COVID19  must be guided by #science  and evidence. Rest assured when researchers find a treatment for or vaccine against COVID-19, it will not be in the cleaning supplies aisle.

@CDCgov  issued a health advisory warning that the use of Chloroquine phosphate without a prescription and supervision of a health care professional can cause serious health consequences.

@RealDoctorMike  shares how he's using his massive social media platform of over 16 million followers to combat medical misinformation and change the way we talk about medicine.

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