Women Physicians

Women in Medicine

Collage image for 2019 Women in Medicine Month

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. 

Inspiration Awards

Show your appreciation.

Nomination Form

The 2019 theme is "Women in Medicine: Trailblazers, Advocates, Leaders." The WPS is collecting nominations for the Inspiration Awards (formerly the Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program).

The Inspiration Awards gives you an opportunity to honor the trailblazer, advocate or leader who has mentored you or made a difference in your professional life.

Nominations are due July 31.

Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women

Learn about the recipients of the 2018 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women and read about their research projects. The fund provides scholarships of up to $10,000 to support research advancing the study of women in the medical profession.

The application (DOC) for the 2019 grant cycle is now available. Applications must be received on or before 5 p.m. Central, July 15, 2019.

Download and share the grant application flyer.

Read about the 2018 Giambalvo Fund recipients and their projects.

A look at pioneering women physicians & their achievements


Timeline of the growth of number of women physicians in the U.S.