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Young MWIA

The Young MWIA’s (yMWIA) full name is Special Interest Group for Young Female Doctors and Medical Students. It is an opportunity for the younger members of the profession to meet and discuss issues relevant to their stage in their careers. More information you will find here.

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Professor Bettina Pfleiderer

Bettina Pfleiderer is Professor in the medical faculty of the University of Münster in Germany. She has a PhD in physical chemistry and in medicine. Dr. Pfleiderer works in the department of Clinical Radiology and is head of the research group“ Cognition and Gender.” She is also developing teaching modules in gender medicine for medical students. Another focus of her work is on violence against women and children. She is active in the German Medical Women´s Association and has been president of the local chapter in the Münster area for the past several years. She mentors female medical students and doctors. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Federal Merit Cross on a band of the Government of Germany for her work in 2010. Since 2016,she has been president of the Medical Women´s International Association.

Medical women- ambassadors of change!
Her inauguration address  can be downloaded here.