We hope that you will take a moment to connect with one of our listed resources, from membership options to application for awards and scholarships. Wherever you may be in your career, these various professional societies and groups represent a shared mission and vision for the advancement of women in the field of surgery.

Association of Women Surgeons (AWS)

The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) is committed to supporting women surgeons at various stages in their career – from medical school through retirement. AWS offers members programs and services to: ENGAGE current and future women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. EMPOWER women to succeed. EXCEL in those aspirations through mentorship, education and a networking community that promotes their contributions and achievements as students, surgeons and leaders.

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UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

This mission of the UAB Office of DEI is to champion equity and inclusion and, in particular, to advocate for inclusive excellence and equity so that UAB students, faculty, staff, community partners and friends can flourish and excel.

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American College of Surgeons Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC)

The mission of the Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC) is to enable women surgeons of all ages and practice types to develop their individual potential as professionals; promote an environment that fosters inclusion, respect, and success; develop, encourage and advance women surgeons as leaders; and provide a forum and networking opportunities to enhance women’s surgical career satisfaction.

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UAB School of Medicine AWS Medical Student Chapter

Follow the handle for UAB’s Medical Student Chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons, who are committed to supporting women surgeons at every stage.

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