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Rhode Island Medical Women's Association

RIMWA Member Directory

If you are a member of RIMWA and would like a copy of the RIMWA Member Directory, please email Marc Bialek at mbialek@rimed.org


About RIMWA

The Rhode Island Medical Women's Association is the first and only organization in Rhode Island dedicated to the professional and personal needs of women physicians and their patients. Since its founding by six members in 1981, the membership of the Rhode Island Medical Women's Association now approaches more than 150 female medical students, residents, fellows and attendings. The Rhode Island Medical Women's Association seeks to recognize the special needs of women in medicine and female patients and to help meet the challenges of tomorrow.


Member Benefits

The Rhode Island Medical Women's Association was founded by women doctors to help themselves meet the challenge of tomorrow. Today, RIMWA has taken an active role in providing a support network for the professional and personal growth of women doctors in our area. Women physicians comprise 1/2 of the physician population. Together we have, now more than ever, the potential for a great collective spirit, one with prowess-one that really works to help manage our futures in a systematic organized way.

If you are a practicing physician, house officer, or fellow, RIMWA provides you with:

  • A meeting ground to interact with colleagues on academic, political and social issues critical to women doctors and patients.
  • An active involvement in the pursuit of a work environment more sensitive to the lifestyles and professional interests of women physicians.
  •  A referral network for women physicians establishing their own practices.
  • Social functions with other women professionals.
  • Please support our continued effort to improve the quality of our professional and personal lives as women physicians. Join us now!


Director
Marc Bialek


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Board of Directors


President

Reena A. Bhatt, MD

Immediate Past President

Rachel Sullivan, MD


Treasurer

Marlene Cutitar, MD

Secretary
Vacant

Board Members

Elaine Fain, MD
Darlene Gabeau, MD
Nancy Littell, MD
Tracy Madsen, MD
Joyce Monac, MD
Barbara Roberts, MD
Diane Siedlecki, MD
Latha Sivaprasad, MD 



Public Affairs 

Frances P. Conklin, MD

RIMWA Members, Save These Dates! 

March 7, 2019                 Financial Planning, hosted by Morgan Stanley

                                         Providence Art Club

April 8, 2019                    RIMWA New Member Event -  Dr. Reena Bhatt’s Home,                                               Barrington, RI

May 21, 2019                    RIMWA Annual Meeting and Woman Physician of the Year                                            Award. This year’s honoree is Megan L. Ranney, MD,                                                    MPH, FACEP. Dr. Ranney is nationally-known as an                                                      advocate for addressing gun violence.

RIMWA Meeting Calendar 2019


January 15, 2019               Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


January 29, 2019               RIMWA/OWIMS Burnout Event, WAMS


February 19, 2019             Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


March 7, 2019                  Financial Planning; Providence Art Club


March 19, 2018                Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


April 8, 2019                     New member event, Dr. Bhatt’s home, Barrington


April 16, 2019                   Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


May 21, 2019                    Annual Meeting and Woman Physician of the Year                                            Award,Providence Marriott


June 18, 2019                    Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


July (TBD)                          Board Meeting, location pending 


September 17, 2019         Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


October 15, 2019              Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


November (TBD)               Annual Elise Coletta Lecture


December 17, 2019          Board Meeting, 7:00 am, Miriam Hospital


 



The Rhode Island Medical Women’s Association (RIMWA) is offering funding to Brown University Undergraduate scholars or medical students up to $500.  In keeping with RIMWA’s mission of recognizing the special needs of women in medicine, as both practioners and patients, this funding opportunity seeks to support research in women’s health and gender specific medicine.  Applicants should send curriculum vitae with a description of their project, budget needs and relevance to the broad mission of RIMWA.  Awardees will be asked to present their research during the Annual Meeting held the first week of May 2018.

Deadline for all information to be received is March 31, 2018.

Contact:  Marc Bialek mbialek@rimed.org