Pan African Women's Association of Surgeons

We are a continental group of women surgeons based in Africa with members spanning vast regions from Cape Town to Cairo.

Interactive online mentorship platform

A platform to link with and exchange information and obtain support & mentorship from other surgeons, regionally and globally, remains critical in helping to address and mitigate the unique challenges faced.

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PAWAS MENTORSHIP

Mentorship is critical to success in any field. Register to be part of our interactive mentoring platform. Find a mentor or volunteer to be one.

ARE YOU A FEMALE SURGEON?

REGISTER NOW AND DEVELOP A GLOBAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN SURGEONS

We know how important it is to to bridge some of the gaps in health systems. A large part of the PAWAS mandate is to educate and empower our women and the greater populations. Do share your stories regarding challenges you face in your set up and how you are managing to overcome them.

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PAWAS MEMBERSHIP

PAWAS offers a number of membership opportunities for those involved in the surgical profession or interested in joining or supporting surgical care.

  • Practicing female surgeons
  • Females pursuing a surgical career
  • Females involved with surgical teams
  • Females considering a career in surgery
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PAWAS MEMBERS

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Occasional Mentorship Role

Occasional Mentorship Role

Mentor Residents in Training

Mentor Residents in Training

Full Time Mentor

Full Time Mentor

Medical Student

Medical Student

Involved With Surgical Teams

Involved With Surgical Teams

Pursuing A Surgical Career

Pursuing A Surgical Career

Practicing Surgeon

Practicing Surgeon

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Self-directed learning is an important part of physician development. Access resource materials and participate in online forums to enhance your learning and patient interactions.