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Empowerment Focus of American Medical Women's Association Conference 

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2014 The Albany Medical College chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) will host a conference on empowering future leaders of medicine Jan. 10-11.

Panel discussions will address the evolving role of women in medicine, CV building, transitioning into residency, social media and  medicine, and clinical skills.

The event begins Friday, Jan. 10 with registration and a dinner reception at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany Medical Center, followed by a full-day of presentations Saturday, Jan. 11 in Albany Med’s Huyck Auditorium and MS conference rooms.

Keynote speaker Eleni Tousimis, M.D., ’96, will discuss her journey to becoming the chief of Breast Surgery at MedStar Georgetown Hospital and president of the AMWA. Elizabeth Higgins, M.D., associate dean of medical education at Albany Medical College, will present an interactive lecture on developing tangible leadership skills.

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Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 734-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with nearly 400 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: or


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Sue Ford
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