AMWA Leadership Development

Inspiring Women in Medicine to Attain Leadership, Equity, Advancement,

and Professional Growth at Every Stage of Your Career


AMWA presents a selection of opportunities to assure you feel supported and can rise at a pace and a level that feels right for you along your professional journey. Our leadership programs and leader roles will position you to gain the confidence to lead with insight and competence. When you embrace continual professional development, you are assured of meeting your full potential, gaining recognition for your efforts, and settings yourself apart as an effective, preferred leader. We offer competency-building programs and leadership positions to support you in attaining career satisfaction and equity throughout your career.

 Fulfill Your Leadership Potential

Enroll in a Leadership Program

AMWA offers 3 programs for women physicians to achieve leadership development and growth: AMWA ELEVATE, AMWA EVOLVE, and KORN FERRY U.

  • Through AMWA Leadership Programs, you will:
  • Increase your self-worth and set you up for career advancement and promotion
  • Enhance your visibility and elevates your recognition among peers, within your institution, and nationally
  • Build competency in areas specific to the needs of women physicians
    • AMWA ELEVATE — Certificate in Leadership Fundamentals for Women Physicians

      A 6-month, c0mpetency-focused coaching intensive program to foster a more diverse pool of women physicians in medicine  to lead effectively and with confidence.  LEARN MORE

    • AMWA EVOLVE—Certificate in Leadership Elementals for Women Trainees

      This 8-month program addresses common obstacles often faced by women trainees and will prepare you to lead with assurance through consideration of carefully curated competencies that will give you insights to empower you to be a more effective leader. LEARN MORE


      This is a 6-month course designed to reflect six principles of leadership: Anticipating Forward, Navigating, Communication, Listening, Learning to be Open, and having the Courage to Lead in today’s challenging world. Free to AMWA members LEARN MORE


      A development program covering invaluable skills that are not part of the typical medical curriculum that go beyond clinical training so women in medicine are better prepared to more forward with self-assurance.  LEARN MORE

Step Up as a Leader

In keeping with our mission, AMWA encourages women physicians to assume roles of leadership at all levels of our organization
as both a means of advancement and a gratifying way to give back.

Positions range from committee chairs and regional directors to division leaders/mentors and becoming a member of the board of directors.



 AMWA seeks to expand the offerings and opportunities that advance women physicians as leaders. Our goal is to meet you wherever you are in your career with plenty of options to support ongoing development so you fulfill your professional aspirations.

Expand Your Career Potential. Consider New Possibilities.  Realize Your Fully Satisfying Purpose.