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Association of Women Surgeons

The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) is dedicated to the mission of inspiring and supporting women in all stages of medical training and to inspire, encourage, and enable female surgeons to achieve their personal and professional goals.

AWS addresses the uniques challenges that women surgeons face. The student chapter of AWS at The Ohio State University College of medicine will facilitate the success of aspiring women surgeons by

1) Highlighting practicing role models at local institutions and within the community.

2) Providing networking and mentorship opportunities with surgeons and surgical residents.

3) Providing a forum for open discussion and collaboration on strategies related to professional development and the challenges women surgeons face.



Sarah Burns

Vice President

Nisha Ganesh


Belle Perez

Officers Elect for Mentorship and Success

Chelsea Leipold 

Jordan Noble

Officers Elect of OSUCOM and Serve

Wende Oslock

Lisa Coleman​​

Officers Elect for Marketing

Sandy Brundage​

Dr. Mary Dillhoff
Megan Sayres

​updated 9/4/2018