Foundation for Women's Health, DBA: Women's Health: Advancing Research, Education, and Compassionate Care

1100 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 520, Schaumburg, IL, 60173

Phone: (847) 517-7402 | Fax: (847) 517-7229
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Type of Organization: National Grassroots/Advocacy
Founded: 1978

Mission Statement:
Advancing women-centered health care.


  • To establish the medical specialty of Women's Health.
  • To encourage and facilitate the education and training of Women's Health Physicians and those in post-graduate training.
  • To encourage and facilitate education about Women's Health issues for physicians and post-graduate trainees in all specialties and settings.
  • To collaborate with other professional organizations in the education, training and support of all Women's Health providers.
  • To encourage and facilitate the education of all medical students in the field of Women's Health.
  • To promote quality Women's Health services.
  • To promote education in Women's Health to the public.
  • To encourage and support basic and clinical research in Women's Health, and to advocate research methods that most accurately reflect women's lives.
  • To promote social policies that advance Women's Health.
  • To encourage Women's Health Physicians' representation in medical organizations and academic institutions.
  • To promote universal access to quality, cost-effective Women's Health care.

Subject Expertise: Women's Health

Key Publications: Advancing Women's Health Initiative