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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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Historical Diversity Perspective in Radiology
Johnson B. Lightfoote, MD, FACR
March 10, 2021
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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,

It is my great honor to write this rallying cry to you as the 2021 American Association for Women in Radiology (AAWR) President.  In her 1937 biography, Dr. Marie Sklodowska Curie wrote, “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”  As you know, the AAWR is gifted for advancing women in radiology and this we must attain. ~  

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