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.
Watch women physician leaders video
Learn more about the remarkable accomplishments of pioneering women in medicine.
10 ways to celebrate WIMM (PDF)
This year’s theme “Women in medicine: Celebrating our legacy, embracing our future” offers many opportunities to be engaged throughout September.
Listen to the Women in Medicine Month webinar
On Sept. 25, AMA hosted “Sex and Gender Differences in Medicine.” Get insights on sex and gender differences in medical education, medical practice and research.
2018 Giambalvo Fund recipients
Find out who are the recipients of the 2018 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women. Read how their research projects will shed light on the issues facing women in medicine today.
Connect on social
Show your support for Women in Medicine by posting photos of yourself at work or in the classroom using the hashtag #WIMMonth. Use our media kit to download social media banners, images and sample posts.
Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program
Meet the honorees of this year’s AMA Women Physicians Section Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program who have inspired others throughout their professional journeys.
AMA policy & advocacy (PDF)
The AMA stands up for physicians and patients. Our advocacy efforts drive action and results. View some recent AMA policies of interest to women in medicine.
Watch “Women in Medicine by the Numbers"
See statistics on the growing number of women with careers in medicine.
AMA news articles
Read interviews with women physicians and leaders who are moving medicine forward.
Dionne Hart, MD
“I earned a degree at the University of Chicago and completed a residency at Mayo Clinic by accepting help from others and persisting even when told that my goals were impossible.”
Claire Wolfe, MD
“Medicine provides the opportunity to care for people and yet have the flexibility of a 'job' that allows home and children if that is your choice.”
"There is no profession more rewarding than medicine. However, it is a lifetime commitment to education, contribution and giving back."