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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.

Women in Medicine Month

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Celebrate Women in Medicine Month: Advancing Equity, Building on Change.

Learn about different ways you can celebrate Women in Medicine.

  1. View a recording of the Sept. 17 webinar on gender equity in medicine.

    1. Explore ways medical education, leadership, development and medical practice can help promote gender equity in medicine. 

  2. Gain new insights to help advance your career during our negotiations workshop.

    1. Access the event Wednesday, Sept. 29, noon Central. Subscribe to the AMA YouTube page for notification of this event and other new videos.

  3. Celebrate women in medicine by sharing social media graphics

    1. Download sample messages and images and use specific hashtags to honor women in medicine this September.
  4. Learn about the research opportunities and this year's outstanding winners

    1. Learn about the recipients of the 2021 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women and read about their research projects.
  5. Get to know the 2021 Inspiration Awards honorees.

    1. Learn how they encouraged others in their professional journeys.

Advancing gender equity in medicine

The AMA recognizes that gender inequity in medicine is a complex issue that requires a multilayered approach. Learn more about the AMA’s work to advance gender equity in medicine.


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