Student Spotlight

Elise Martin, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Tyler, TX
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Texas - Austin. Additional degrees: Masters of Science degree in Medical Science from the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
  • Clubs and Activities: Member of the American Medical Women's Association and the OB/GYN Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? Having lived in Texas my entire life, I wanted to go to medical school outside of the state.  RVUCOM-SU...
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Faculty Spotlight

Brooks Beal, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Dublin, CA
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University Nevada.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach both years of Primary Care Medicine. Why did you choose to teach...
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American Medical Women’s Association

The RVU branch of the AMWA organization – the largest network of female residents, physicians, and medical students – is designed to foster women students as leaders in medicine through:

  • Networking and mentoring opportunities, including organizing local events and connecting with female leaders in medicine.
  • Funding and education initiatives.
  • Raising awareness of gender equity.
  • Promoting the need for the increased study of women’s health issues.
  • Increased women’s representation in medical school through outreach and recruitment.
  • Providing resources to female students on RVU’s campuses.
  • Connecting female students with national AMWA initiatives and leadership.

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American Medical Women’s Association

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) is an organization that seeks to empower women to lead in improving health for all from the unique perspective of women, while serving as the voice for women’s health and the advancement of women in medicine. AMWA functions at the local, national, and international level and provides and develops leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances. Membership in the organization is comprised of physicians, residents, medical students, pre-medical students, health care professionals, and supporters. AMWA is also the oldest multi-specialty organization dedicated to advancing women in medicine and improving women’s health. Click here for more information on AMWA. For apparel and other merchandise, visit the AMWA Shop.

AMWA Club Information and Resources