AMWA LEADS Leadership Development

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

and Professional Growth at Every Stage of Your Career

You are already a leader. Now you can commit to bringing out the best qualities of yourself as a leader. Since you have chosen to pursue a career in medicine or healthcare—clinical, research, or management—embracing continual development of your leadership competency and gaining actionable insights are essential to achieving your full potential, gaining recognition for your efforts, and setting yourself apart as an effective, preferred leader.

AMWA LEADS seeks out every opportunity to advance professional development and career growth for women in medicine to realize your full potential as a Leader and attain Equity throughout your professional journey

Through AMWA Leadership Development 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
    • Focus on areas that meet needs specific to women physicians, including sensitivity to diversity and inclusiveness aimed to confront racial disparities and gender/LGBTQ biases

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.


  • AMWA ELEVATE — Leadership Certification for Women Physicians

          The American Medicine Women’s Association (AMWA) introduces a multilevel professional leadership certification program to accelerate the advancement and professional growth of a more diverse number of women physicians in medicine and healthcare. Leadership programs are designed to meet the specific needs of women in medicine at each critical stage of medicine.

Applications Open for Next Cohort to Begin in September

  • AMWA/Korn Ferry U for Humanity — 6-month Leadership Course  

    In partnership with the Korn Ferry Foundation, AMWA offers AMWA members the opportunity to participate in a free 6-month leadership program established to foster greater diversity among the nation’s leaders. It’s time that more women, underrepresented minorities, people with disabilities and individuals in the LGBTQA+ community rise to top leadership positions so our health system reflects the diversity of our patients.  APPLY TODAY

  • Professional Coaching

Provides women physicians with targeted guidance in the leadership development process. Working with a certified professional coach in a group and/or one-on-one affords you tailored guidance to focus on your strengths and explore opportunities to grow in a way that will amplify and accelerate your comfort as a leader, enhance your capabilities and core competencies, and feel self-assured in your current positions and opportunities that will present in the future.

Developing, refining, and improving your leadership skills is as essential as you launch your career as for women physicians who are striving for senior leadership roles. Leadership assessments and professional coaching are integral tools in creating effective leaders, satisfied program teams, and success within organizations.  LEARN MORE

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