Walk a Mile with a Child
Come walk and play with us on Saturday, August 11 for the 11th annual Walk a Mile with a Child. Featuring tennis and golf clinic and “Mentoring the Pipeline to Medicine” workshop and interactive activities fair. We need you to share your time and talent to engage, expose and educate the next generation of health professionals. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCWP Annual Muriel Petioni Award Program
(Council on the Concerns of Women Physicians Program)
Sunday, August 12th 12:30 – 2:30 pm
The NMA supports and encourages diversity in medicine. The Council on Concerns of Women Physicians (CCWP) was established to address the unique issues, concerns and policies regarding the advancement of female physicians. The CCWP Annual Muriel Petioni, M.D. Award Program has become a highlight of the NMA Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Each year this event is one of the most well attended programs during the convention. Past keynote speakers include Regina King, Maya Angelou, Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, Dianne Carroll, Patti LaBelle, Judy Smith, Donna Brazile, Dr. Jocelyn Elders, Anita Hill. It is attended by both men and women in all medical specialties and recognizes female physicians who through research, community service and activism, strive to eliminate health care disparities, provide people of color with quality health care, and address women’s health and professional issues.