Read short story of African American woman physician,
Dr. Harriet Rice, and her contribubutions during WWI
BarnRaise is not like other conferences. BarnRaise is a student-organized event (shout out to co-chairs Jenni Schneiderman and Ellie Eberts!) hosted by the IIT Institute of Design that brings together design-minded people from disparate disciplines to collaboratively design solutions to current problems in Chicago. Learn More
Female Veterans Bicycle Ride
Sat. Aug. 13.
Meet at 9am
Palos Mountain Bike Staging Area in Pulaski Woods.
Interested, please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
See you there.
CONGRATULATES Julianne Moore on winning the 2015 Best Actress Award for 'Still Alice'.
What is Design Thinking?
Design thinking is a collaborative process of problem solving. It uses an organized method of observation and responsiveness, generating multiple solutions that are prototyped and tested. Design thinking solutions are long-term, sustainable, and focused on the social good of our community. Createdu
The elements of design thinking
Design thinking relies on distinct but related elements:
• defining the scope of an issue
• imagining possibilities (ideate)
• prototyping ideas
• incorporating feedback
SWHR ® is a national non-profit based in Washington DC that serves as the leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease and is dedicated to advancing women’s health through science, advocacy, and education. Learn more about the exciting work we do.
Calling all Chicago area AMWA physicians, resident and students to submit posters to the Annual Centennial Meeting.
AMWA Centennial Meeting Poster Abstract Submission
Thank you for your interest in attending and presenting a poster at the AMWA Centennial Meeting in April 2015! Please see the abstract submission information and requirements below. Poster abstract submissions are accepted through this submission form. The submission deadline is February 1, 2015 for all divisions (student, resident and physician). Acceptances will be sent within 4-6 weeks of submission. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis.
Submission categories include: Clinical care- best practices, Clinical care- case study, Research- human subjects (clinical), Research- bench, and other. Young Women in Science Awards will be presented separately in the student and resident divisions. Please refer to amwa-doc.org for more details on awards.
SEPTEMBER 2015 EVENTS
Diversity in Clinical Trials and Health Studies
• AMWA is a Partner of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) The Heart Truth® program.
• AMWA's Chief Diversity Officer's Top Choices: Education and Awareness from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) The Heart Truth® program.
Maria Kronlage, DO
Wellness Connections, LLC
Maria's online Bio
Treasurer - Director
Charles Jett, MBA
Founder and President, The Critical Skills Group, Ltd. http://thecriticalskillsblog.com
Ceerias at Work.
News and Updates with February Newsletter.
Read more below.
Dr. Annabelle Volgman has changed how women are treated for heart disease.
The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Beyond Health Care:
The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity
Alzheimer's Puts Heavier Economic Burden Women, According to Study
September is Healthy Aging Month
The event is FREE and open to all with an advanced RSVP.
Limited parking will be available.
Please join us to learn more about the exciting research being done at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – including:
• Women's Health • Prosthetics & Robotics • Heart & Stroke
• Cancer • Integrated Medicine • Mental Health/TBI • Pain
• Blind Rehab • OIF/OEF/OND
Join colleagues and supporters from industry, philanthropy, and advocacy to celebrate Chicago’s VA, as well as have an opportunity to support WISE's efforts to empower research and education programs at Jesse Brown.
Special feature: meet members of CAPriCORN, the collaborative research enterprise funded by PCORI.
Open House to celebrate VA research and WISE
Thursday, September 24, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Illinois Medical District Commission offices
2100 W. Harrison St. Chicago 60612
Military Affairs Subcommittee's Yellow Ribbon Council Presents The Union League Club of Chicago
The Women's Record: 2015
Monday, May 18th, 2015 - 4:00- 6:00pm
Join in at the March WomenHeart Support Group.
Patient support group for women, of all ages, risk or risk free of heart disease.
Rush Oak Park Hospital
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 5:45pm - 7:30pm
Location: Rush Oak Park Hospital’s Medical Office Building 2nd Floor, Room 2000, 610 S Maple St., Oak Park, IL
Program: Dr. Jeannie Aschkenasy, Ph.D.
More information, contact WH-ChicagoWest@womenheart.org or call (847) 404-2952 for additional information.
Please join the Rush/WomenHeart of Chicago West at our next meeting hosted by Rush Heart Center for Women.
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Rush Oak Park Hospital’s Medical Office Building
2nd Floor, Room 2000, 610 S Maple St., Oak Park, IL
Program: Stress Management - by Dr. Lynne Braun, PhD, RN, CNP
For more information on WomenHeart of Chicago West, contact WH-ChicagoWest@womenheart.org or call (847) 404-2952 for additional information. Learn More
Human Sex Trafficking in Chicago
One of AMWA's priorities is to raise awareness about the
Human Sex Trafficking trade. Learn what is happening on the local level.
Thursday, November 6, 2014. | 6:00 to 7:30p
School of Public Service DePaul University
(Dublin Conference Room)
14 E. Jackson Blvd. 16 Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
Join CAC Founding Board Member
• Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
• MATTER Chicago, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1230 | Chicago, IL 60654 Google Map Link
for a Shark-Tank style pitch competition to determine the grand prize winner in the “Joy of Medicine” challenge—an open call to all physicians to submit ideas about how they would employ population health analytics and the EHR to put physicians back in control, restore job satisfaction and improve patient outcomes.
Our top three finalists, chosen from the 40 submissions we received online over the past two months, will battle it out in front of a live audience and panel of experts to see who wins the $5000 grand prize. Free drinks (beer, wine & soft drinks) and hot and cold hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the evening.
For tickets and more information, see this website: https://medstro.com/groups/joy/pages/34
African-American 4gainst Alzheimer's presents Garrett Davis's Stage Play
FORGET ME NOT
Wednesday, July 15 at 10:00AM
DuSable Museum of African-American History
740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637
Bringing Art to Life Exhibit - Friday, June 5, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Amazing story about Alzheimer's Disease and his dad.
Thinking about your practice in a different way - the role of Social Determinants of Health
F.I.T. City member - A Safe Haven - was spotlighted for its outstanding catering abilities at the Illinois Chamber of Commerce - International Business Council Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Summit.
Register now for our upcoming event below.
A Safe Haven 20th Anniversary Gala A Safe Haven Foundation
Saturday, November 15, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (CST) Oak Brook, IL
Friday, November 7- Tuesday, 11
Learn, Serve, Lead 2014:
The AAMC Annual Meeting in Chicago
The signature learning and networking event for academic medicine
Aging 2.0 - Aging Your Way - REGISTER NOW
Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)
2751 W. Winona Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Listen to what Dr. Hollowell is doing here in Chicago
View other informative videos below:
• When to Get Checked for Prostate Cancer
• Can Men Get Breast Cancer
• How Often should Men Get Checkups
Rush Heart Center for Women
A patient support group for women of all ages, with or at risk for heart disease.
When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
5:45p - 7:30p
Where: Rush Oak Park Medical Office Building
610 South Maple Av, 2nd floor, #200, Chicago, IL
Topic: Straight from the Heart
Guest Speaker: Terran Lamp (Author, Speaker, Survivor)
RSVP: WH-ChicagoWest@womenhealth.org OR 847.404.2952
Click PDF below for more information
Critical Skills & "The Doom Loop"
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Open your invitation
March 23 - 27, 2015, Hyatt Regency Chicago
2015 Aging in America Conference
The place to connect with colleagues and leaders from around the nation, learn from world-changing leaders in the field of aging, and grow your skills, knowledge and impact in order to bring better services and products to the aging population.
Heart Disease in Women
Talk about inequality between men and women, but women are leading in record numbers: heart disease. It’s the No. 1 killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer.
'February is Heart Disease Month, click to read more'.
100 recipes for the 100th anniversary of our great organization!
Be included in the commemorative cookbook for the commemorative cookbook for the Centennial Annual Meeting!
All submissions sent in by Friday, November 28th.