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

ACR 2018 Annual Meeting

•  Sunday, May 20th Women’s Caucus – “Parental/Maternal Leave”

•  Monday, May 21 AAWR Coffee & Muffins with Cheri Canon, MD, FACR “Be fearless...or at least appear to be” – Register now!

•  Monday, May 21 Speed Mentoring

 

Thanks to Dr. McGinty, the first female ACR BOC Chair, there will be onsite childcare at ACR 2018!, You can find more information on the ACR website.
There will also be an onsite lactation facility (no advanced sign up needed).

 

 ASTRO 2018 Annual Meeting

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

• Date TBD ASTRO-AAWR Joint Session: “Achieving Gender Equity in Radiation Oncology”