American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)

Statement of Purpose and Organization/Mission:

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.

Plans for 2024:

Club Leadership

President: Emily Marine, 

Vice-President: Susannah Cowley,

Co-leaders: Natalie Putnam,

Nine Cherian,

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Linda Nelson

Contact Email:

Associated Websites

Please visit the AMWA national website for more information!

Previous Events 

Fall 2021:

Spring 2020:

Fall 2019:

Spring 2018:

Club Activities 2017:

Fall 2017:   

Check back for updated events & dates!


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

Movie "Miss Representation"

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

2017 Region 8 AMWA Conference Speakers and Leaders: