The Centennial MWIA Congress Hosted by AMWA
July 25 – 28, 2019, in New York City!

Networking and Supporting Attending Physicians

AMWA History

Learn more about the extraordinary history of our organization!


The AMWA Mission

The American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health. We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances.

Member Benefits:

No matter where you are in your career, there are many reasons to join AMWA. Here’s a sampling of just a few membership benefits.

Career Development

Create your legacy with the support of the AMWA community.


A powerful local and national network for personal and professional growth.


Connect young leaders with AMWA physicians in 125 academic medical centers across the U.S.

Global Opportunities

Explore your interest in global health and international outreach.


Fellowships, grants and scholarships recognizing leadership, achievement and potential.


National, regional and local conferences, lectures webinars, and skills training workshops.

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