Physician Division — Awards

Anne C. Carter Student Leadership Award

AMWA honors the memory of Anne C. Carter, MD, with an annual award for outstanding student leadership.


  • National AMWA medical student member
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership skills through vision, inspiration, innovation, and coordination of local projects that further the mission of AMWA by improving women’s health and/or supporting women in medicine
  • Must be nominated by an AMWA student chapter


Both the individual award recipient and the nominating chapter receive funds (to be used at the chapter’s discretion). Awardees will be honored during AMWA’s Annual Meeting. The individual award recipient, as well as members of the student chapter, are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting. The chapter stipend may be used to assist in the cost of attendance.

2016 Award Winner

Samia Osman

Previous Recipients:

2015 Amanda Xi
2014 Aleena Paul
2013 Neha Deshpande
2012 Linda Wang
2011 Adrienne Clark
2010 Ashley Styczynski
2009 Misty Richards
2008 Elmira Sadeghi-Razlighi
2007 Elizabeth Shurell
2006 Katie Kupfer
2005 Susie Skaff Hagan
2004 Sarah Friedman

To Submit a Nominee:

Submit your nomination form here. A statement of interest, along with the candidate’s CV and the awards application, are required to complete your nomination. Deadline: November 20, 2016

Awardees must be present at the Awards Presentation Ceremony at AMWA’s Annual Meeting in order to be eligible to receive an award.