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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Call for Nominations for AMWA Board of Directors

The American Medical Women’s Association seeks applicants for 3 officer positions and member-at-large positions for the 2020-2021 Board. The President-Elect position is a 3-year term, serving one year each as…

AMWA Member Spotlight — Elizabeth Edwardsen

Tell us about your work. I wrote a book on gender bias, published in 2018.  I explain my personal experiences with gender bias during my 28 year career as an…

AMWA supporting national and international efforts to eliminate cervical and other HPV-related cancers

Past President Diane Helentjaris represented AMWA June 27 at the “Let’s End HPV-Related Cancers” Congressional Briefing in Washington, DC, which she summarized here. Interest on the hill appeared high as…

AMWA at the 2019 AMA Meeting House of Delegates

Dr. Robert Gebhard (President), Dr. Nancy Church, and Dr. Neelum Aggarwal presented AMWA at the AMA House of Delegates meeting in Chicago June 8 to 12, 2019. AMWA had a…