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

   

Women's Caucus
May 8th, 1:30 ET
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AAWR 40th Celebration
& Chocolate Tasting 

 May 11, 2021
 


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RECENT NEWS

AAWR supports DR/IR/RO residents in good standing to take 12 weeks of family/medical leave (+4 weeks’ vacation/year), take Exams on time, and graduate without extension of training (with additional leave to be considered by PD on a case by case basis). https://tinyurl.com/ABRLeave

Dr. Katherine A. Shaffer Award for the RLI Leadership Summit
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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. 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

 

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,

I was disappointed in the cancellation of our Dare to Lead Webinar co-sponsored with GE, and I am hopeful that it will be rescheduled. I was looking forward to learning how to succeed and lead through vulnerability. 

Personally, I have been feeling particularly vulnerable as I emerge from the pandemic, and this was exacerbated by my thirteen year-old being placed in a cast and a boot for bilateral stress fractures just as he was to return to in-person school for the first time in more than a year. That they were stress fractures seemed to fit the feeling that they elicited in me and, upon returning to work, I was mortified to realize that this President’s Address was overdue as a result. While I know that I am not alone in this feeling of vulnerability and its impact, how to navigate the dropped balls is an enduring question. In seeking the answer, I am consistently reminded of the value of the AAWR network. ~  Read More