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. 

LEAD WITH PURPOSE: MEMBERSHIP

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

The AAWR recognizes the achievements of AAWR Members who have influenced others by their teaching, clinical care and/or research, and leadership in radiology.  AAWR also honors radiology and radiation oncology trainee members who have demonstrated outstanding efforts in clinical care, teaching, research and/or public service.

AWARD DESCRIPTIONS

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

 Maria D. Kelly, MB, BCh, FACR, FASTRO

I am excited to serve as AAWR’s president  this year. We have great ideas and plans for the society.

However, before I share some of that, I’d like you to join me in sending a large thank you to Dr. Szabunio for everything she accomplished in this role last year. I look forward to continuing the great work she has started. Read more

EVENTS

 

ASTRO 2018 Annual Meeting

• Monday, 12:30 pm October 22nd AAWR/ASTRO Women's Luncheon- “Roundtable Discussions of Radiation Oncology Career Options: Academics, Private Practice or Government”

• Monday, 4:15 pm October 22nd: ASTRO-AAWR Joint Session: “Achieving Gender Equity in Radiation Oncology”

What: ASTRO After Hours Group Meet-Up of #RadOncWomen
When: Monday, October 22, 2018 at 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: The Vault 314 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2922, United States
email krisha.howell@fccc.edu to reserve a spot

 

RSNA 2018

AAWR Foundation Event

• Sunday, November 25th, 6:30 pm: Celebration Dinner at Palmer House (more information)

REGISTER NOW for the Celebration Dinner!

NOTE: Due to limited available space, the purchase of tickets on site will not be permitted.  There will be no refunds.

AAWR SOCIETY EVENTS AT RSNA

• Monday, November 26th:  AAWR Business Lunch 12-1:30 pm

• Tuesday, November 27th:  AAWR Presidents Lunch 12-1:30 pm
Dr. Geraldine McGinty: "1st Year as 1st Lady - Reflections on Year One as the 1st Female ACR BOC"

• Wednesday, November 28th: AAWR Educational Session 8:30-10am
Parental/FMLA Leave in Residency - A Panel Discussion with Dr. Cheri Canon, UAB (Chair & ABR Board of Trustee), Dr. Lori Deitte, Vanderbilt (President,  Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR), & Dr. Allison Grayev, U.Wisconsin (PD). 

• Wednesday, November 28th: AAWR Speed Mentoring 10:30-11:45 am

• Wednesday, November 28th: AAWR Higginbotham Resident Lunch 12-1:30 pm
1st Year: Reflections on Year One as an Attending…and What We Wish We had Known While Still in Training
K. Elizabeth Hoque, MS MD PhD and Amy Patel M



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NOTE: Due to limited available space, the purchase of on site tickets will not be permitted.  There will be no refunds.