The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) is a local and national organization that seeks to support the professional and personal needs and females interested in surgery, to improve the students’ understanding of surgery from the perspective of a female, and to motivate and prepare students with interests in surgery to pursue their career choices.
- To increase understanding and awareness of various surgery fields, both within general surgery and specialty surgeries.
- Increase mentorship opportunities with female residents and attending physicians.
- Address unique challenges of women in surgery and how to overcome them
- Host skill building workshops.