AMWA Initiatives

The American Medical Women’s Association advocates to bring under-addressed issues to the forefront of the national agenda.
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Resources for AMWA Initiatives

AMWA Advocacy 2014

Please refer to this page for resources to promote AMWA initiatives!

Human Trafficking Awareness Month – promote AMWA’s interactive website to engage and educate healthcare providers.

Promote Heart Month – Host a Red Dress Event and support AMWA’s partnership with The Heart Truth.

Women’s History Month – visit AMWA’s on-line exhibitions Faces of AMWA, Women Physician Suffragists, and Women Physicians in World War I.

Visit the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm to learn about Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen’s pioneering work in medicine.

Alcohol Awareness Day – Educate young youth about underage drinking and the dangers of alcohol poisoning. Counsel patients about safe alcohol use.

Promote Women’s Health Week by hosting a health fair or distributing brochures on women’s health.

Get involved with AMWA – Apply to join AMWA’s Board of Directors or nominate a colleague for an AMWA award.


National Immunization Awareness Month
World Breastfeeding Week

Women in Medicine Month. Visit AMWA’s on-line exhibition

Host a local gathering of women physicians (grants available to branches)

Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month with brochures on breast cancer screening.

Promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month in your local community.

Promote Diversity Awareness Month and participate in activities hosted by AMWA’s

Diversity & Inclusion Section

Mentor a resident, medical student, or pre-medical student.

Encourage support for the American Women’s Hospitals Service fund-raising campaign.

Start a Local AMWA Branch to help network with and support the women physicians in your community. Branch resources are available on the AMWA website.

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