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December Newsletter for the Association of Women in Rheumatology
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DECEMBER NEWSLETTER
Every month, the Association of Women in Rheumatology (AWIR) will be sending a newsletter with information and updates from AWIR and other Rheumatology/Industry news. 

AWIR Updates


AWIR has been very busy this fall with networking, teaching, and learning at the 2015 ACR Annual MeetingCrescendo Bioscience, generous sponsor of our annual AWIR at ACR Reception, provided an amazing setting for our reception with over 200 guests in attendance. We welcomed new members, sponsors and other interested visitors.

We'd like to especially thank our Corporate sponsors who graciously continue their support for AWIR. 

In keeping with our mission to promote leadership development and meaningful work-life balance, we are sharing a few tidbits to help enrich your time over the upcoming holidays and beyond. 

Please enjoy the following articles to become more informed and empowered to make choices that fit your personal and professional needs.
 
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Reading for Women in Medicine 

Women have been in the workplace for several decades, but with each generation new challenges arise. Reviewing the history of women and work in the past, currently and now may enhance our understanding of what will be expected and required for the future.  
 
Leadership roles are always a lofty goal for any working physician. However for women this can be daunting. Women of all ages should prepare and learn skills early while also using insight for leadership success during your career. Knowing a few secrets will not hurt either. 

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A
dditional reading 
In the U.S. among all rheumatologists practicing today, 51% are women with 70% rheumatology fellows. As many of these women will have children to raise having some insight into how to balance being a mother and a physician is important. 

Learn what you can do.


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Physician burnout is on the rise. Despite no increase in the number of hours worked only 41% of all doctors said they were satisfied with the balance between their work and personal lives. At this time you want to recognize the signs, causes and get coping strategies. Find out what you can do…

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