AWARDS & RECOGNITION

The AAWR recognizes the achievements of members who have influenced others by their teaching, clinical care and/or research, and leadership in radiology.  AAWR honors radiology and radiation oncology members of every level who have shows commitment to the society. AWARD DESCRIPTIONS

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RECENT NEWS

AAWR SUPPORTS FAMILY/PARENTAL LEAVE IN RADIOLOGY RESIDENCY
The proposed APDR and APDIR statements of support for 12 weeks family leave in residency. Please read.
The AAWR supports of paid family/parental leave in radiology. Please read our statement.

THE NEW AAWR
AAWR becomes the more inclusive American Association for Women in Radiology.
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AAWR MISSION

The AAWR was founded in 1981 to provide a forum for issues unique to women in radiology, radiation oncology, and related professions. The Association sponsors programs that promote opportunities for women, facilitate networking among members and other professionals, and provides mentorship opportunities for the next generation of women radiologists. 

EDITH A. HIGGINBOTHAM, MD, MS ENDOWMENT

The AAWR would like to express their sincere gratitude to the Higginbotham family for their very generous donation in memory of Edith A. Higginbotham, MD, MS. This endowment will be used for the Member-in-Training Luncheon at RSNA which will now be called the AAWR Higginbotham Resident Lecture. This generous contribution will undoubtedly benefit residents for years to come.  Read More

FROM THE AAWR PRESIDENT

 

Dear AAWR members,

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 3, I was awakened by the emergency weather alarm on my phone, followed shortly by the sound of tornado sirens. 

Within minutes, an EF3 tornado had plowed through the heart of Nashville, laying a path of destruction.  This included devastating effects on the homes of friends and colleagues, local businesses, and storage facilities for medical supplies.

As our local community bands together to overcome this natural disaster, we find ourselves also joining the global community in the worldwide fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic and the resulting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The challenges COVID-19 presents to the healthcare community and our society are unprecedented.

 

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