Women Physicians Section (WPS) leadership opportunities

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The WPS Governing Council is responsible for directing the strategy and activities of the section. The next WPS Governing Council elections will be held in April 2023. 

WPS House of Delegates (HOD) Handbook Review Committees convene prior to each WPS business meeting to review items of business under consideration by the AMA HOD. Contact WPS at [email protected] to learn more about or volunteer to serve on these committees. The deadline to volunteer is May 10 for the annual meeting and Oct. 10 for the interim meeting.

WPS associates are appointed by their state or specialty medical societies to serve as liaisons between WPS and their appointing organizations. This network of women leaders is instrumental in implementing WPS activities at the local level and advancing women in leadership positions. Learn more and apply to be an WPS associate.

AMA Ambassadors wanted

Can’t contain your enthusiasm for the AMA? Want to get breaking news and exclusive access to events, resources and rewards for your engagement? If so, join the AMA Ambassador Program.

Presented by WPS in conjunction with the AMA Foundation, the Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women provides scholarships of up to $10,000 to support research advancing the study of women in the medical profession and strengthening the AMA's ability to identify and address the issues affecting women physicians and medical students. The deadline for submission is July 15, 2022. Learn more and apply.

The WPS Inspiration Award provides the opportunity for members to acknowledge and honor physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support throughout the member's professional career. The deadline for nominations is July 31, 2022. Learn more and nominate a physician.