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American Association of Women Emergency Physicians

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Section Officers & Staff

Chair
Sarah Hoper, MD, JD
Chair-Elect
Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP
Secretary
Lea Walters, MD
Senior Resident Representative
Jessica Krueger, MD
Junior Resident Representative
Laura Dean, MD
Immediate Past Chair
Tracy Sanson, MD, FACEP
Councilor
Lea Walters, MD
Alternate Councilor
Elizabeth Dubey, MD
ACEP Board Liaison
Alison J. Haddock, MD, FACEP
Staff Liaison
Rachel Donihoo

Leadership Nominations Now Open!

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Join AAWEP’s leadership team, and make a difference in the lives of women emergency physicians! As a member of our executive committee, you’ll have the opportunity to strengthen your professional network, advocate for yourself and your female colleagues, and become more deeply engaged in ACEP’s nationwide initiatives. Nominations are now open for the following positions:

Applications should be submitted to Rachel Donihoo at rdonihoo@acep.org no later than April 25, 2020.

 

Call for 2020 AAWEP Award Nominations


Win an AAWEP Award!

Nominate yourself or a deserving colleague for an annual AAWEP Award! We’re proud to recognize excellence in clinical care, leadership, and education through the following 2020 honors:

Download and share the applications today! Hurry: Nominations are due by APRIL 20, 2020. Recipients will be notified in May. Please email completed applications and questions to AAWEP staff liaison.

Get Behind AAWEP’s Resolutions

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We’re proud to announce that ACEP has adopted three exciting resolutions authored by AAWEP. The initiatives, which address topics of particular importance to women emergency physicians, were debated – and passed – at ACEP19 in Denver. We encourage you to download, read, share, and advocate for these new policies!

We need your help to spread the word! Together, we can affect change.

Join Our Community!

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Looking for a section that will address your needs as an emergency physician and a woman? AAWEP is for you.

Learn About AAWEP

 

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Section committee membership is an ideal way to hone your leadership skills and connect with other women emergency physicians. Help shape future AAWEP projects, write a resolution, apply for a grant, give a lecture, or build a new social media campaign. The options are endless! Sign up here. 

AAWEP in the News

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Help us celebrate your accomplishments and spread the word about the power (and newsworthiness!) of women in emergency medicine. Have you been featured in a news story? Written an editorial? Published a peer-reviewed paper? Provided commentary on a breaking news segment? Given a televised lecture? Let us bask in your 15 minutes of fame! We want to showcase your talents on our website and in the quarterly AAWEP Newsletter. Share the news by emailing aawep.section@acep.org.

Gender & Leadership


Hot off the Press! Don’t miss this enlightening study on gender distribution among American medical specialty leaders. Read how EM fared when researchers evaluated the relative representation of women on ABMS boards and compared it with the gender composition of the 25 respective specialties studied. Spoiler alert: 29% of current American Board of Emergency Medicine directors are women, while 27% of EM physicians and 37.4% of EM physicians-in-training are female.

Download the Full Article (PDF)

Also, please stay tuned for more information on the important work being done by ACEP’s Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce. Initiated by President Rebecca Parker, the group is focused on examining the EM landscape to identify barriers to improving diversity on all levels.

Email aawep.section@acep.org

Get Connected!

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Work, live, lead, grow, and talk with the women of emergency medicine at feminem.org, a blog written for us (by us)! Working in any ED has its challenges, and our individual journeys are unique – but as a community, we will survive and thrive. Look no further than this inspirational forum for ideas, support, and connection.

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AAWEP Honorees


We’re proud to honor this stellar group of annual AAWEP Award winners. Year after year, they continue to inspire us!

View the full list of recipients here (PDF)

Gender & Medicine


Don't miss this FANTASTIC TED Talk by AAWEP member Dr. Alyson McGregor on the consequences of gender disparities in medicine. Dr. McGregor is the co-founder and director of the Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine Division (formerly Women’s Health in Emergency Care) within the Department of Emergency Medicine at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her group's aim is to establish research and educational endeavors that promote sex- and gender-specific medicine and women’s health as they relate to emergency care.

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