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Meet AMWA’s New President Elect Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP, FAMWA

Susan Hingle, MD, MACP, FAMWA

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP, FAMWA assumed the role of AMWA President Elect 2023-24 on Saturday, March 25th as part of AMWA’s 108th Anniversary Gala celebrated during our 2023 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

“I look forward to working with Dr. Susan Thompson Hingle this year in her capacity as AMWA President Elect 2023-24,” said AMWA President Elizabeth Garner, MD, MPH, who is Chief Scientific Officer, US, for Ferring Pharmaceuticals. “Dr. Hingle is recognized as an accomplished physician, educator and leader in medicine with a proven track record in supporting women’s leadership and equity in healthcare.”

“AMWA has been leading the way to improve the culture of medicine and to advance equity for women in medicine in order to achieve not only a healthier world for clinicians but also improved health for our patients. I am so grateful to be part of that mission and vision,” said Dr. Susan Hingle. ” In my role as President-elect, I am excited to work with our new President, Dr. Beth Garner. Her commitment to equity for all is steadfast and inspiring. I am eager to share my experience and talents to help to advance that important work. We are at a perilous time in our country as women’s access to comprehensive healthcare is being severely challenged. AMWA has an opportunity to continue to lead and ensure that women’s healthcare is not limited and, more importantly, optimized. As the website says ‘AMWA has spent over a century improving outcomes for women physicians and their patients… And we are just getting started. Together, we can change the culture of medicine.’ I truly believe that transformation is possible.”

Dr. Susan Hingle is an Internal Medicine specialist, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Human and Organizational Potential, and Director of Faculty Development at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Hingle earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and a medical degree from Rush University Medical College. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. She is a Fellow of AMWA and recently graduated from the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.

Dr. Hingle has served on the AMWA Board of Directors for the past four years. She was awarded the AMWA Elizabeth Blackwell Career Award in 2021. She co-chaired AMWA’s 2022 Annual Meeting, contributed to the AMWA/Korn Ferry Women in Medicine report, Women in Medicine: Setting the Agenda for Change, and was an AMWA Inspire Awardee this past September.

Other awards received include the Golden Apple Award, the Excellence in Teaching Outstanding Teacher Award, the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, the Most Influential Faculty Award, and the Chair’s Resilience Award. Dr. Hingle was honored with ACP’s McDonald Award for Young Physicians and was recognized with the John Tooker Evergreen Award for Chapter Innovation. In addition to her commitment to AMWA, she has been active nationally in numerous organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine, and the American Medical Association. She served as Chair of the ACP Board of Regents and Chair of the Board of Governors and is senior author on the ACP policy paper on gender equity in physician compensation and career advancement.

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