Women in Medicine
Women in Medicine Month
September is the AMA’s Women in Medicine (WIM) Month, which serves to showcase the accomplishments of women physicians, as well as highlight advocacy related to women physicians and health issues impacting women patients.
The 2018 theme is “Celebrating Our Legacy, Embracing Our Future.”
Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program
During the month, the WPS Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program (IPRP) honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine. Take a moment to nominate a professional colleague or teacher who has supported you during your professional journey. Nominations will be accepted until July 31, 2018.
Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women
During WIM Month, recipients of the Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women are also announced. Grants up to $10,000 are awarded. Visit the Giambalvo Fund page to download the application and for more information on the fund and the 2017 recipients. Deadline is July 31.
Video: Women in Medicine by the Numbers
Video: A Profile of Women Physician Leaders & Pioneers
AMA News Article Series
Read the stories of how women physicians decided medicine was their profession.