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

The Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award for an Organization has been given to the institution that demonstrates a significant impact on the advancement of women’s roles in academic medicine and science.The AWS has provided a major contribution to improving the status of women in academic surgery since its inception in 1981, and continues to do so today. AWS Foundation Awards, mentoring programs, and committee involvement demonstrate our continuous efforts to inspire, encourage, and enable women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. We thank GWIMS for this wonderful award and appreicate its support of women in surgery.



The GWIMS awards will be distributed at Learn Serve Lead 2017: The AAMC Annual Meeting in Boston, MA at the GWIMS/COD Poster and Awards Reception on Saturday, November 4, from 6:30-9:00pm.

Get more information on how to attend the Awards Reception here.



The Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Awards recognize outstanding individual and organizational contributions to advancing women leaders in academic medicine and science. Since the first award in 1995, these prestigious awards have recognized over 30 individuals and organizations. Learn More >>