Physician Division — Awards

Presidential Recognition Award

Awarded by the incumbent national AMWA President for excellence that may be in any of the following categories: Science, Medicine, Clinical Practice, Leadership, Humanitarianism, or Philanthropy.

2024 Award Recipient

Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM)
Jamie White, MS
Dr. med. Maike Scharp, MScPH
Lucy Pérez, PhD

Previous Recipients

2023
Janine Clayton, MD
 
2022
C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
Khawaja Shams
 
2021
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (posthumous)
Uché Blackstock, MD
Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler (Feb 8, 1831 – March 9, 1895)
Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, FACOFP
 
2020
Jennifer Hunt, MD
 
2019
Sandra O. Gold, MS, EdD
Jessica Posner Odede
TIME’S UP Healthcare
 
2018
Judge Rosemarie E. Aquilina
Students Activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
 
2017
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH
Londa Schiebinger, PhD
Laura L. Helfman, MD
2016
Norma Jo Waxman, MD
Farzanna Haffizulla, MD, FACP, FAMWA
Molly Carnes, MD, MS
Atul Gawande, MD, MPH
 
2015
VADM Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA
Dr. Cecelia Richards
Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl Wu
Laurel Bellows
Dr. Deborah German
 
2014
Arianna Huffington
Patricia Allen, MD
Gayatri Devi, MD
 
2013
Michelle Bachelet, MD
 
2012
Eliza Chin, MD, MPH
Gayatri Devi, MD
 
2011
Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, Surgeon General, Vice Admiral USPHS
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs