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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AMWA Attends Historic ERA Hearing

AMWA Executive Director Dr. Eliza Chin attended the historic ERA Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee held on April 30, the first such hearing in over three decades. Speakers included Congresswomen…

AMWA Member Spotlight — Dr. Melynda Barnes

Tell us about your work. I am the Associate Clinical Director at Ro, and Clinical Director for Ro’s newly-launched women’s health brand, Rory. Ro is a digital health company that…

NSU MD AMWA Hosts Women In Distress Health Fair

On Thursday April 11, 2019, NSU MD AMWA hosted their first Women’s Health Fair at Women in Distress of South Florida. The first of its kind for NSU MD and…

Book with AMWA Board Member, Dr. Shobha Krishnan, as Contributing Author Wins Award

The book Cancer Screening in the Developing World: Case Studies and Strategies from the Field (Dartmouth College Press) won a medal. The book is mostly devoted to cervical cancer screening…