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 ELEVATECertificate in Leadership Fundamentals for Women Physicians

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

    • 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.


      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.


      A development program in partnership with IGNITE MED 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.

Be a Leader in AMWA

AMWA encourages women physicians to assume leadership roles in all levels of the 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, officers, and board of directors representation. Learn about our many leadership opportunities.

Build Your Leadership Skills Through AMWA

AMWA members can access Diversity Science e-courses through a special program within AMWA and gain skills to overcome implicit bias and become a more inclusive leader. Workshops on influence skills, empathy, and communication and elective leadership modules enhance professional development as well. And finally, discover the power of coaching to help you achieve your goals and aspirations.

 AMWA seeks to expand offerings and opportunities that advance women physicians as leaders. Our goal is to meet you wherever you are in your career and help you fulfill your professional aspirations.

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