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American Association of Women Emergency Physicians

  • Words of Wisdom

    Dr. Clara Marshall

    “Seek and take advantage of opportunity; despise no opening wedges, however formidable. Every improved circumstance comes as a helping hand, not only to the profession, but to our sex.”

    — Dr. Clara Marshall, during her graduation address to Women’s Medical College in 1879

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  • AAWEP in the News

    AAWEP in the News

    Help us celebrate your accomplishments and spread the word about the power (and newsworthiness!) of women in emergency medicine. Have you been featured in a news story? Written an editorial? Published a peer-reviewed paper? Provided commentary on a breaking news segment? Given a televised lecture? Let us bask in your 15 minutes of fame! We want to showcase your talents on our website and in the quarterly AAWEP Newsletter. Share the news by emailing Susan Gell-Horton.

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  • Gender & Medicine

    Gender and Medicine

    Don't miss this FANTASTIC TED Talk by AAWEP member Dr. Alyson McGregor on the consequences of gender disparities in medicine. Dr. McGregor is the co-founder and director of the Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine Division (formerly Women’s Health in Emergency Care) within the Department of Emergency Medicine at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her group's aim is to establish research and educational endeavors that promote sex- and gender-specific medicine and women’s health as they relate to emergency care.

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  • Get Connected!

    Get Connected

    Work, live, lead, grow, and talk with the women of emergency medicine at, a new blog written for us (by us)! Working in any ED has its challenges, and our individual journeys are unique – but as a community, we will survive and thrive. Look no further than this inspirational forum for ideas, support, and connection.
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    Join ACEP Today!

    Looking for a section that will address your needs as an emergency physician and a woman? The American Association of Women Emergency Physicians is for you.

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