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Annual Conference


Register for the 2020 Annual Conference - Now Virtual

"Strength in Diversity"
September 12 & October 3
Virtual Meeting


Please join AWS and your fellow women surgeons and supporters for a two-day virtual event that will expand your understanding of intersectional identities, add to your skills in managing implicit bias, and help you discover how you can impact the diversity of your environment.



What you can expect:

  • Inspirational lectures and panels discussing important topics such as work/life integration, time management, diversity in surgery, and more
  • Virtual mixers and networking opportunities with leaders in surgery
  • Presentations on topics such as intersectional identities, microaggression, diversity, and more
  • Fun virtual events, like trivia and yoga


View the Conference Program.


While we understand the importance of networking and the energy and excitement that come with attending an in-person meeting, we have put together a virtual conference that you don’t want to miss! Read about our decision to go virtual.