American Medical Women’s Association AMWA

The practice of medicine can be very rewarding. Physicians are respected members of the community who can take pride in their ability to contribute to society by helping prevent illness and by treating people when they are sick. Opportunities in medicine are plentiful and there are many different directions a person can take with the same background training. Physicians usually enjoy a great degree of job security and earn a good living … (full text Medecine, a Women’s Career).

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Address: American Medical Women’s Association AMWA, 100 North 20th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA;
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About: AMWA membership is comprised of physicians, residents, medical students, and health care professionals.  

AMWA is the only multispecialty organization dedicated to advancing women in medicine and improving women’s health .

VISION:

The American Medical Women’s Association empowers women to lead in improving health for all within a model that reflects the unique perspective of women.

AMWA MISSION:

The American Medical Women’s Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women’s health.  We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances.

AMWA BACKGROUND:

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) is an organization of women physicians, medical students and other persons dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women’s health and the advancement of women in medicine. The organization was founded by Dr. Bertha VanHoosen in 1915 in Chicago, at a time when women physicians were an under-represented minority. As women in medicine increase in numbers, new problems and issues arise that were not anticipated. AMWA has been addressing these issues for 95 years.

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