The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) is committed to supporting women surgeons at various stages in their career – from medical school through retirement. Join AWS and we will work to make a difference for you. AWS offers our members programs and services to: ENGAGE current and future women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. EMPOWER women to succeed. EXCEL in those aspirations through mentorship, education and a networking community that promotes their contributions and achievements as students, surgeons and leaders.

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Purchase custom apparel, including fleece jackets, at the AWS Store


Take action with the AWS Gender Equity Toolkit


Get involved with a new AWS initiative designed to reduce burnout in trainees.

Need help finding a surgeon? AWS offers a free service that provides a representative listing of AWS members, and can be searched by name or location.

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