AMR Management Services Welcomes Association of Women Surgeons and Association of Women Surgeons Foundation as new Client-Partners

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AMR Management Services Welcomes Association of Women Surgeons and Association of Women Surgeons Foundation as new Client-Partners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 11, 2022) — AMR Management Services, a leading association management company that is home to more than 25 national and international associations, today announced two new clients, the Association of Women Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons Foundation, have selected the firm.

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The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) is a not-for-profit educational and professional organization whose mission is to inspire, encourage, and enable women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. Founded in 1981, the association has more than 3,000 members of all genders in 40+ countries. The AWS Foundation was founded in 1994 to fund fellowships, research awards, and scholarships that advance the careers of women surgeons as well as to recognize those individuals who are supportive of the AWS mission.

“Our new relationship with AWS and the AWS Foundation is an exciting addition to our medical and scientific client roster,” said Nick Ruffin, CAE, President and Chief Executive Officer for AMR Management Services. “These organizations are making a difference for women surgeons and improving patient care worldwide. I cannot imagine a better alignment with AMR’s goal of ‘helping associations change the world’.”

“The Association of Women Surgeons was seeking a partner to execute on our strategic priorities and help us rapidly progress in achieving our goals,” said Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD, AWS President. “AMR exemplifies the commitment, capabilities and expert support we need, and we are happy to be working with them.”

“Our Foundation leaders are passionate about the work we do, and we require a highly engaged staff to support us,” said Nancy Gantt, MD, AWS Foundation Chair. “We are excited by everything AMR will bring to the table to help our award, scholarship, and grant programs grow.”

About AMR Management Services

AMR Management Services provides professional services to a variety of local, regional, national and international nonprofit trade associations, professional societies and foundations. Core services include association management, education and events management, financial and membership management, marketing and creative services, and data and technology management. More than 25 national and international organizations rely on AMR for full-service association management expertise.

Association management companies like AMR specialize in managing associations and non-profit organizations, providing leadership and professional management services through experienced staff, best practices and shared resources. As AMCs manage multiple association and non-profit clients, their experience and knowledge base are broad and substantial, positioning AMCs as the preferred choice for full-service and specialized management services.

About the Association of Women Surgeons and AWS Foundation

The Association of Women Surgeons is a global fellowship of surgeons who have dedicated their professional lives to surgery. Founded in 1981, AWS is a not-for-profit educational and professional organization whose mission is to inspire, encourage, and enable women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. With approximately 3,000 members of all genders, AWS is one of the largest organizations dedicated to enhancing the interaction and exchange of information among women surgeons. Truly an international organization, AWS has members in more than 40 countries.

The AWS Foundation is dedicated to sponsoring activities that advance women’s careers in surgery and address gender disparities worldwide. Founded in 1994, the AWS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to provide opportunities for the educational and professional growth of women in surgery, including fellowships, research awards, and scholarships.

To learn more about AWS and AWS Foundation, visit womensurgeons.org.

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