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AMWA's 97th Annual Meeting
Exceptional Mentor Award
2012 AMWA Awards
Everyday Heroes in Medicine
Community Health Leaders
Vision 2020 Congress
Domestic Violence Awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness
Osteoporosis Webinars
Memory Screening
Marian Clinic Wins Award
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By joining AMWA, you demonstrate your commitment to advancing women in medicine and improving women's health, and earn a place of distinction among the most respected practitioners in their fields.


 Save the Date!


AMWA's 97th Annual Meeting


April 13-15, 2012

Sofitel Miami 

Miami, FL 

Advancing Women's Health

Follow the Sex and Gender Specific Women's Health Curriculum--an AMWA & ACWHP Collaboration.   


Donate Now-new

Support AMWA's various programs by donating to a dedicated fund: American Women's Hospitals Service (AWHS), The Legacy Fund, or Student Affairs.



AMWA Thanks its Corporate Sponsors for their continued support!




Gloria Stenem
Gloria Steinem will speak at AMWA's 2012 Annual Meeting.

AMWA's 97th Annual Meeting - Program Now Available!

AMWA presents an exciting program, Achieving Success as Women in Medicine, on April 13-15, 2012, in Miami, Florida with Gloria Steinem, American feminist, journalist, author and activist, and Rachel Naomi Remen, best-selling author and visionary healer, as keynote speakers. Registration opening soon!  

New! AMWA Exceptional Mentor Award 
Recognize your mentor's contribution to your career by nominating them for the AMWA Exceptional Mentor award. A few paragraphs are all that is needed and AMWA membership is not required. Download a nomination form here.

2012 AMWA Awards: Submit Your Nominations

AMWA encourages nominations for the 2012 National Awards. Help us recognize exceptional contributions to medicine and to AMWA. DEADLINE: December 16, 2011. Learn how to submit a nomination.

AMA Foundation Seeks Everyday Heroes in Medicine

Recognizing the extraordinary efforts of physicians and medical students who go beyond the call of duty to improve health care, representing the highest standards of volunteeerism, public service and leadership. Submissions are due November 16, 2011.  

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks 2012 Community Health Leaders

CHL honors individuals who overcome great obstacles to improve local health and health care services and is accepting nominations for the 2012 CHL awards beginning this October. Please visit the CHL website for more information.

AMWA Leaders Attended the Second Annual Vision 2020 Congress 

Equality in Motion, a campaign to achieve gender equity by 2020, the centennial of women's suffrage in America. Learn more about Vision 2020.

Vision 2020

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Significant progress has been made, but new issues are emerging with increasing financial stresses to families and to local and county governments. Find more information.

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Screening has helped women across the nation, but many are still without access to routine screening mammography. National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program may be able to help them. More information is available including patient educational resources. 

Osteoporosis Webinar Series for Patients

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is offering

two free educational webinars for patients. 

National Memory Screening Day

Alzheimer's Foundation of America-sponsored National Memory Screening Day will be on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Learn how to get involved.

Marian Clinic Wins the 2011 Bal Jeffrey Award

Marian Clinic has been named this year's winner of the 2011 Bal Jeffrey Award for distinguished contributions to health care in northeast Kansas. View the coverage of this award

About AMWA  

The American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health.  We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and through building strategic alliances. 

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