Women in Medicine Month
Each September, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine.
Get involved today
Join us today and in the celebration of Women in Medicine: Advancing Equity, Creating Change.
10 ways to celebrate Women in Medicine Month
This year’s theme “Advancing Equity, Creating Change” offers many opportunities to be engaged throughout September.
Joan F. Giambalvo Fund
AMA Women Physicians Section and the AMA Foundation announce winners of the 2020 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grants program.
Social media kit
Show your support by using our Women in Medicine Month Social Media Kit resources, including images and social media posts. #WIMMonth
Video: Celebrating women in medicine
View a profile of women physician leaders and pioneers.
2020 AMA Inspiration Award honorees
The award honors and acknowledges physicians who have offered time, wisdom and support throughout the professional careers of fellow physicians, residents and students.
Women physicians & experts discuss the impact of COVID-19
The mental health impact of COVID-19
Experts discuss the mental health impact of COVID-19 on female physicians and patients.
Gender equity issues in health care during the pandemic
Women physicians share their perspectives on gender equity and issues in health care.
Physician moms discuss COVID-19
Three physician moms share their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, at work and at home.
Webinar: COVID-19 and women physicians
View a recording of the Sept. 16 webinar.
How high-risk pregnancies have become even more complicated
Learn how women’s health issues, especially high-risk pregnancies, have become more complicated due to COVID-19.
Celebrating the kick-off to Women in Medicine Month
AMA leaders discuss equity, advocacy and practicing medicine during the pandemic.
Challenges women physicians face during the pandemic
AMA experts and leaders discuss the unique issues women physicians face during COVID-19.
AMA women physicians advancing equity, creating change
Oprah and AMA: COVID-19 and the Black community
In a virtual interview with Oprah Winfrey on Apple TV+, AMA Chief Health Equity Officer Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, discusses the pandemic’s effects on Black communities across the country.
Gender inequity: Creating systemic change, part one
Podcast: In the first of a two-part discussion at the 2019 AMA Annual Meeting, Esther Choo, MD, MPH, explores the impact of gender bias in the health care workplace.
Gender inequity: Creating systemic change, part two
Podcast: Dr. Choo continues the impact of gender bias in the health care workplace, in the second part of the series.