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. 

Recent News

AAWR SUPPORTS PAID FAMILY/PARENTAL LEAVE 
The AAWR supports of paid family/parental leave in radiology. Please read our statement.

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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

 

RSNA 2018

 

LUNCH WITH AAWR

 Monday, November 26th:  
AAWR Business Lunch 12-1:30 pm
Room: West 192c

• 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"
Room: West 192c

 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 Hawk, MS MD PhD and Amy Patel MD 
Registration is Free for Residents!
Room: West 192c




EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

• Wednesday, November 28th: 
AAWR Educational Session 8:30-10:00 am

Parental/FMLA Leave in Residency - A Panel Discussion with Dr. Cheri Canon, UAB (Chair & ABR Board of Trustee), Dr. Lori Deitte, Vanderbilt (Vice Chair of Education & 2017-18 President,  Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) ), & Dr. Allison Grayev, U.Wisconsin (PD). 
Part of the RSNA Program. RC516 | Room: E353A

• Wednesday, November 28th: 

 AAWR Speed Mentoring 10:30-11:45 am
A series of short, focused conversations on specific questions. You will meet with multiple mentees during limited time slots.
This event is free, however you must sign up here.
Room: West 192c


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