Association of Women Surgeons

Mission Statement: The mission of The Association of Women Surgeon (AWS) is to empower women to pursue careers in surgical specialties. We hope to promote student exposure to and participation in the multifaceted fields of various surgery topics. AWS hopes to provide a variety of experiences throughout the year such as lunch presentations by female physicians in various surgical specialties, shadowing opportunities during surgeries and grand rounds, and mentoring opportunities.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Amy Sisley, MD, MPH, FACS Associate Program Director of General Surgery

Past Events:

Women in Surgery Dinner: an opportunity for medical students and female surgeons in the local Phoenix area to meet and connect.

Suture Clinic: Suture and knot tying skills session lead by Banner surgery residents.

Current IG Leaders (left to right):

Quin Johnson: quinbjohnson@email.arizona.edu

Jenn Codd: jcodd@email.arizona.edu

Rachel Russell: rachelrussell@email.arizona.edu

Amal Altaf: amalaltaf@email.arizona.edu