Some Representative Nonpediatric Organizations Working to Achieve Gender Equity in Medicine and Science

NameYear StartedFocusWeb Site
American Association of University Women1881Advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy4
American Medical Women’s Association1915Advancement of women in medicine5
Association of American Medical Colleges Women in Medicine (now called Group for Women in Medicine and Science)1980Advances the full and successful participation and inclusion of women within academic medicine6
Association of Women Surgeons1981Enhancing the interaction and exchange of information between women surgeons7
Women in Medicine1984Education and networking for lesbian physicians and medical students8
Women Business Leaders of the US Health Care Industry Foundation2001Establishing women as thought leaders and using their collective power to drive change9
Women of Impact2013Realign the health care system to meet the needs of all Americans10
Carol Emmott Fellowship2016Support, empower, advocate for, and connect women leaders across all sectors of health11
500 Women in Medicine (subgroup of 500 Women Scientists)2018Increase the representation and visibility of women in medicine12