Women Physicians

Women in Medicine

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.

The 2019 theme and activities will be announced soon. The 2018 Women in Medicine Month webinar on sex and gender differences in medicine is available for viewing.

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.

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.