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American Medical Women's Association

ORGANIZATION

"The American Medical Women's Association is an organization of 10,000 women physicians and medical students dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women's health and the advancement of women in medicine... AMWA was founded by Dr. Bertha VanHoosen in 1915, at a time when women physicians were an under-represented minority."

Official Website:
http://www.amwa-doc.org/

Location:
Alexandria, VA

Founding Date:
1915

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Barbara McClintock
Scientist
16-Jun-1902 2-Sep-1992 Discovered transposable genes
Mary Lake Polan
Doctor
c. 1943   OG Professor at Stanford


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