Celebrate Women in Medicine Month

Yesterday's Trailblazers. Today's Leaders. Tomorrow's Changemakers.


AMWA is dedicated to supporting and celebrating women in medicine this September and all year​ long

#WomenInMedicineMonth 2023

​During Women in Medicine Month, AMWA partners with allied organizations to champion women physician leaders, advocate for gender equity, and lift up the voices of women in medicine to tell #HerStory in medicine.

Learn more about AMWA’s Women in Medicine ​Month ​Opportunities and Programs. ​Get involved in ​key initiatives and join us as we commemorate our 108th anniversary year by honoring ​women physician ​leaders, past and present. Take advantage of AMWA’s many member benefits, including national leadership opportunities, networking across specialties, professional development courses and coaching, CME programs, valuable discounts, and much more. Read our member testimonials.

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We are offering special events, new member programs, and communication campaigns to honor and highlight the legacy and contributions of women in medicine. We hope you will join us for some or all of these. Share how AMWA is changing the culture of medicine and together, we can transform healthcare.


September 6 – Stepping Stones to Success: How to Leverage Leadership Barriers
September 13 – AI and the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine
September 19 – What is the Role of the CMO (Chief Medical Officer) and the Path to Get There?
September 20 – Annual Lectureship: Women in Medicine Transforming Healthcare
September 23 – Unshaming Female Physicians: The Ultimate Path to Self-discovery, Freedom, Peace, and Joy
September 27 – Fulfilling Your Pursuits: Combining a Passion for Medicine with Writing


Annual Lectureship

AMWA partners with the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation to present the second annual Transforming Healthcare: Celebrating Women in Medicine lectureship, featuring physician authors Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena and Dr. Karen Nichols.

Coaching Workshop Series

A series of free coaching workshops for women in medicine launches in September focused on leveraging leadership barriers, communication strategies, healthy boundaries and shame.


AMWA partners with Dr. Julie Silver, (Director, Harvard Medical School Career Advancement & Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare course) and ELAM (Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine) on a #SponsorHer campaign.



Advancing Women Leaders

Learn about AMWA’s signature leadership programs ELEVATE and EVOLVE, specifically tailored to the unique needs of women physicians. Check out opportunities to apply for Korn Ferry Foundation’s leadership program.

AMWA & Korn Ferry Report

Korn Ferry, in partnership with AMWA, will publish a series of articles this month in follow up to their 2022 report Women in Medicine: Setting an Agenda for Change. Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4.

AMWA Community

AMWA’s greatest value and legacy lies in our membership — the fellowship among those from diverse backgrounds, specialties, and cultures. Learn about our community and how we inspire and support each other.



Blackwell Medal Awardees

The Elizabeth Blackwell medal is AMWA’s highest honor. Learn more about these luminary physicians and their contributions to advance women in the medical field. Dr. Nancy Spector is AMWA’s 2023 Blackwell Medal recipient.

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Our community is rich in knowledge, expertise and connections, with opportunities for career/leadership development, mentorship, sponsorship, collaborative advocacy and creative inspiration. We are a unified voice for change within healthcare. Join us — and lead with us.