Elizabeth Blackwell Award: This award, initiated in 1949 by Elise S. L'Esperance, M.D., is granted annually to a woman physician (member or non-member) who has made the most outstanding contribution to the cause of women in the field of medicine.
Woman in Science Award: The Woman in Science Award is presented to a woman physician who has made exceptional contributions to medical science, especially in women's health, through her basic and/or clinical research, publications, and leadership in her field.
Bertha Van Hoosen Award: This annual award honors a woman physician who has been an active member of the association for at least five years and who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to AMWA.
Camille Mermod Award: Initiated in 1969 by Josephine E. Renshaw, M.D., this award is given to a non-physician who has rendered exceptional service to the association. It need not be awarded every year, but only when it is justly deserved. On rare occasions, the award is presented to a physician whose exceptional service to the Association is unrelated to her capacity as a physician.
Lila A. Wallis Women's Health Award: This annual award is given to that individual (woman or man - physician or non-physician) whose lifetime achievements, accomplishments, motivations, mentorship, energy and enthusiasm for women's healthcare, education, and research reflect the trailblazing achievements and influence in women's health exemplified by Lila A. Wallis, MD, MACP.
Anne C. Carter Student Leadership Award: AMWA honors the memory of Anne C. Carter, MD, with an annual award for outstanding student leadership. Nomination must be made by an AMWA student chapter. The National Student President and Incoming President are not eligible to receive the award.
Esther Pohl Lovejoy Award: This annual award honors a woman physician who has demonstrated her interest and dedication to the promotion of international relations through improvement in international health.
Dr. Larry Zaroff Man of Good Conscience Award: This award honors a man who has been a champion and supporter of women in medicine.