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Help shape the future of AWS!
Volunteer committees of the AWS play a vital role in helping the organization determine and achieve its strategic goals. By volunteering on a committee, you can take part in shaping the future of AWS, not to mention build connections with your fellow members and gain valuable experience.
You must be a current AWS member to serve on a committee.
Member Services Committee
This committee discusses, plans and implements programs that are of benefit to the membership.
This committee works with the AWS/AJS Editorial Board members and collaborates on the call for, submission, review and selection of manuscripts for publication in the annual November issue of the American Journal of Surgery and presentation at the AWS Fall Conference. If you are interested in serving on this committee, we will contact you to submit a letter of interest and CV.
Clinical Practice Committee
This committee focuses on providing relevant information to women in academic, private practice and military clinical practices.
This committee is responsible for development and implementation of the AWS communications strategy, which includes social media.
This committee is responsible for developing the content for our Annual Conference.
Grants and Fellowship Committee
This committee reviews and determines winners of AWS Grants and the AWS Visiting Professor Program.
Resident & Fellows Committee
Comprised primarily of residents, this committee works on resident programs and issues.
Comprised of medical students, this committee works on student programs and issues.
**Please note: committee members must be members of AWS. Applications for this committee are sent out to the membership and posted on the AWS website. Applications are reviewed in July of every year for consideration at that time.