News and Events


Registration is open! Join us in San Diego, CA for the 2017 AWS Annual Conference, October 21-25, 2017. Register NOW for the best rate.

DISCOVER YOUR GOOD LIFE! Purchase your raffle ticket for a getaway at Canyon Ranch

Association of Women Surgeons receives Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Women in Medicine Science’s Leadership Award for an Organization

AWS invites you to participate in the second national Day of Service on September 9.

AWS to host a luncheon session at the AAS 2018 Academic Surgical Congress, January 30 – February 1, in Jacksonville, FL. Additional details coming soon!

  • Title: Graceful Self-Promotion – Open Panel Session
  • Panelists: Patricia Turner, Amalia Cochran, Sherry Wren, Steven Stain
  • Moderators: Heena Santry (AWS) & Zara Cooper (SBAS)

Submit your paper and video abstracts to the 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery (WCES), jointly hosted by SAGES & CAGS. The WCES is an IFSES endorsed event, held in conjunction with IPEG. Submission deadline: Sunday, September 24.

Women all over the US are recreating this cover #NYerORCoverChallenge

Research Opportunity in Colorectal Clinical Outcomes available at University Hospitals/Cleveland Medical Center.  1-2 years of funded clinical research is available for surgical resident/graduate with interest and experience in colon and rectal surgery. For more information, please contact .

American College of Surgeons Research Awards for US and Canadian Members