APWIMS congratulates female physicians in honor of National Women Physicians Day

Read a memo from the Association of Professional Women in Medicine and Science (APWIMS) in recognition of National Women Physicians Day.

On behalf of the Association of Professional Women in Medicine and Science (APWIMS), we would like to congratulate each of the female physicians within the University in recognition of National Women Physicians Day (NWPD). NWPD, which was held on Sunday, February 3rd, commemorates the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, the first licensed female physician in the United States. Women physicians around the country celebrated the accomplishments of female physicians, while understanding the progress still to be made. APWIMS applauds the research and scientific contributions of our female clinician-researchers, honors your dedication to patient care, and respects your commitment to medical and science education.  Congratulations to each of you on your positive career trajectories, achieving balance in personal and professional obligations, and for just being you.

Sincerely,

  • Wanda Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, President APWIMS, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Susan Girdler, PhD, Immediate Past President APWIMS, President WISDOM, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Amelia F. Drake, MD, FACS, Executive Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Newton D. Fischer Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
  • Joanne M. Jordan, MD, MPH,  Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and Joseph P. Archie, Jr. Eminent Professor of Medicine
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