March is Women’s History Month
This year’s theme “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence,” highlights women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society. To learn more about how the AMA honors the accomplishments of women in medicine, view the AMA’s "A profile of women physician leaders and pioneers" video.
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 for the 2019 grant cycle is now available. Applications must be received on or before 5 p.m. Central, July 15, 2019.
Learn about stats on the growing number of women in medicine.