About AMWA – Board of Directors & Staff
Susan Thompson Hingle, MD
President-Elect 2023 – 2024
Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, is president-elect of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), and has served on the Board of Directors for the past four years. Dr. Hingle is committed to advancing women in medicine, changing the culture of medicine, and assuring that women physicians thrive.
As contributor to the AMWA/ Korn Ferry Women in Medicine report, Women in Medicine: Setting the Agenda for Change, Co-chair for AMWA’s 2022 Annual Meeting, and senior author on the ACP policy paper on gender equity in physician compensation and career advancement, Dr. Hingle strongly believes that we must focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as physician well-being and fulfillment, if we are going to be able to reach our full potential as individuals, organizations, and as a profession.
Dr. Hingle is an Internal Medicine specialist and a Professor of Medicine, who serves as Associate Dean for Human and Organizational Potential, Chair of the Department of Medical Humanities, and Director of Faculty Development at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and a medical degree from Rush University Medical College. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University and completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program. Dr. Hingle was awarded the AMWA Elizabeth Blackwell Career Award in 2021 and was recognized as an AMWA Inspire Awardee this past September.