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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Sex and Gender Health Education Summits

From 2015-2021, AMWA co-organized a series of Sex and Gender Health Education Summits with the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health and the Mayo Clinic and other partners Society of Women’s Health Research (2015), the University of Utah (2018), Thomas Jefferson University (2020), and SIU School of Medicine (2022) as well as many other co-sponsors.

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iGIANT Roundtables

AMWA is one of many partners helping to explore the Impact of Gender/Sex on Innovation And Novel Technologies (iGIANT). Read more.

2015 Sex and Gender Medical Education Summit

In 2015, AMWA, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health, Mayo Clinic, the Society for Women’s Health Research, and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center co-sponsored the , Oct. 18-19, 2015, Mayo Clinic. Read about the Summit here.

Expanded Sex & Gender Timeline

AMWA’s Work in Sex and Gender Medicine

Sex and Gender Health Collaborative

The Sex and Gender Health Collaborative was co-founded by AMWA, the American College of Women’s Health Physicians, and the Society of Women’s Health Research.  Learn more about the SGWC here.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Women’s Health Timeline:  30 Achievements in Women’s Health in 30 Years. Click here

Gender Medicine Database

German researchers launch innovative gender medicine database – GenderMedDB with more than 11,000 articles incorporating sex and/or gender-specific research. Click here

Other Resources

Free CME Courses from the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

FDA Resources on Understanding Sex Differences

Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health

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