Women Physicians

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.

Join us for educational content, leadership resources and opportunities to celebrate women in medicine. 

Find different ways you can get involved during Women in Medicine Month. Share your sentiments on social media, learn about the 2023 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women, honor the 2023 Inspiration Award recipients and more.

The AMA recognizes that gender inequity in medicine is a complex issue that requires a multilayered approach. Explore more about this topic, and how the medical profession can better support women’s success and well-being.

Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.