American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)

Original pages at the school website can be found here:
Statement of Purpose and Organization/Mission:
  • Empowering women in medicine to take a leadership role in the future of healthcare
  • To learn about opportunities at the state and national level that our AMWA students can participate in to show our support for women in medicine
  • Encourage both men and women to be apart of our group and learn more about AMWA's impact in healthcare
National AMWA Mission Statement: 
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.

Club Leadership

President: Fatima Esquivel 
Vice-President: Elzada Hasecic
Community Outreach Chair: Shelby Hoebee
Treasurer: Jessie Koljonen
Secretary: Veronica So
PATH Chair: Kaylee de Tranaltes

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Linda Nelson

Associated Websites

Please visit the AMWA national website for more information!

Club Activities 2016:

Spring 2016:
                    Mixer w/ Pre-Med AMWA Chapter at ASU: Wednesday, February 3rd, 7-9 pm
                    Movie & Discussion Night: Thursday, April 28th, 6-8 pm
Fall 2016:   
                   AMWA Introduction Lunch Talk: Monday, August 15th, 12-1 pm
                   Region 8 Conference: Women in Leadership, Saturday, November 5th, 3-6 pm
                   Simulation Event co-hosted with OB/GYN interest Group
                   Refugee Talk co-hosted with Muslim Medical Students Association

Check back for updated events & dates!

TED talk by Alyson McGregor. "Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women"

PATH-AMWA: Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans
One initiative of AMWA is PATH, which was founded in 2014, to educate physicians, residents, and medical students about issues surrounding sex trafficking. Through the UA COMPHX, we host seminars educating students on the legal and social issues and how to combat this in the office and clinical setting. 

For more information:
For more resources and education materials: Education and Resources link

Region 8 AMWA Conference Speakers and Leaders: