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Enjoy your time in San Francisco with the Association of Women Surgeons at our social events


Saturday, October 26

Networking Reception

6:00 – 7:30pm | Surgeons' Lounge

Conclude your day of educational programming by networking with your peers in a relaxed atmosphere in our Surgeons' Lounge.
Appetizers and a hosted bar will be provided.

Included in your conference registration fee.

Sunday, October 27

AWSF Flywheel Sports Charity Ride

8:30 – 9:30am | Flywheel Sports, 71 Spear St, San Francisco, California 94105

Join your fellow AWS conference attendees to pedal with a purpose at the AWSF Flywheel Sports Charity Ride!

Ticket includes a one-hour cycling session starting at 8:30am PST, instructor, playlist, shoe rental, snacks and beverages.

$50 for physicians, $25 for residents and students

Space is limited to 72 bikes



100% of ticket sales go directly to the AWS Foundation and is tax deductible for the full amount

Monday, October 28

Women in Surgery Committee Reception

6:00 – 7:30pm

The American College of Surgeons’ Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC) continues to generously host a reception for women surgeons attending the Clinical Congress and their guests.


AWS Foundation Awards Dinner

7:30 – 10:00pm

Join us for the 2019 AWS Foundation Awards Dinner as we recognize outstanding individuals who have truly made a difference for women in surgery.
Dinner will take place at The Parc 55 Hotel in the Cyril Magnin Ballroom on Level Four.
Dress code: Formal

Individual or Guest Ticket - $150
Half Table (5 seats) - $1,500
Full Table (10 seats) - $3,000


Table sponsorship contributions will support the AWS Foundation mission and the AWS Conference. Table purchases, minus the cost of dinner, are tax deductible (full table: $1,500; half table: $750).

Tables and half tables must be purchased by September 20, 2019. The names of your dinner guests are also due on this same date. Please note the only way to guarantee reserved seating is to purchase a table/half table. Individual ticket purchases are open seating, first-come, first served.

Award dinner table purchasers will be recognized on the AWS website. If you do not want to be listed, please contact


Tuesday, October 29

AWS Networking Breakfast

Terra Gallery
511 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94105

b/t 1st St & Essex St

7:00 – 9:00am

Re-connect with your AWS colleagues as the ACS Clinical Congress gets underway.

Complimentary; RSVP requested

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Women Surgeons, Art and Wine!

5:00 – 7:00pm

Support the Association of Women Surgeons and Women in Surgery Committee with a night of art and wine with your colleagues as we explore the Caldwell Snyder Gallery.

Caldwell Snyder Gallery
Union Square
341 Sutter Street
San Francisco 94108