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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EVENTS

  AAWR at RSNA 2019

December 1 - 4, 2019
Chicago, IL
Daily Luncheons 
Speed Mentoring & Panels
Annual Celebration Dinner
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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 past six months, the AAWR has achieved unprecedented victories for women in radiology and radiation oncology.  

First, as published in JACR in March 2019, the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD) decided to “support the American Association for Women Radiologists and pledge to strive for departmental, institutional, and organizational change that provides 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible (as defined per the Family Medical Leave Act) faculty members of all genders.” [1] Thank you to Dr. Cheri Canon, SCARD President-elect – this victory would not have been possible without her effort  Read More