Welcome to the Association of Women Surgeons - Metropolitan Washington DC Chapter

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reach us at dcwomensurgeons@gmail.com!

Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization shall be to 
  • Promote professional growth and development of women surgeons
  • To enhance and facilitate interaction among women surgeons throughout the region
  • To foster an environment supportive of personal values and individual diversity among women surgeons
  • To advance the highest standards of competence and ethical behavior among women surgeons

2016-2017 Councilors

Luz Rodriguez, MD

President-Elect (Vice President) 
Kate Khalifeh, MD
Sharon Bachman, MD

Michele Gage, MD

Council Member at Large
Alicia Williams, MD

Immediate Past-President
Anjali Kumar, MD

Resident Council Members

Catherine Denkler, MD
Therese Federowicz, MD

Advisors to the Council:
AJ Copeland, MD
Norma Smalls, MD
Mary Beth Hughes, MD

Recent DC AWS Events:

2017 Cooking Exchange and Networking Event

Jan 29th, 2017 - Another successful networking event took place at the home of Dr. AJ Copeland.  Many women from different institutions and type of practice, and at different levels in their careers - from MS2 to Professor of Surgery - joined together for fellowship and good conversation.

2015 Cookie Exchange and Networking Event

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