Become A Member

Our members have made us what we are today-- the premier society for women in endoscopy. We want you to join us!
We have made many changes:
We have a new name, to be more inclusive we have changed our name to Women in Endoscopy.
We updated our mission statement; WIE is the global organization that champions the advancement of women through education, professional growth and
leadership development. As we expand our worldwide reach, we want you to participate in our programs to attain the professional growth and leadership we have set our sights on for all women in endoscopy.

WIE welcomes both women and men to be part of this exceptional movement.

Learn and Grow

We have increased the number of WIE events throughout the year and the world. WIE supports your ongoing professional development by providing the latest advances in endoscopy. Your membership in WIE increases your knowledge, offers you the opportunities to learn new skills which will help you provide enhanced patient care. When attending WIE events you will meet colleagues from around the globe, what an outstanding opportunity to network and compare notes! 



We have added Committees to our infrastructure, 

Education/ Scholarship/ Research
External Relations



Leadership Development/ Mentorship/ Health and Well- Being

Social Media

Join us as we build for the future, email your interest to



Past Events

Women Making News


International Women's Day

Join Women In Endoscopy (WIE) and Women in Gastroenterology Asia Pacific (WIGNAP) in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021. Watch this powerful video and hear the inspiring messages from women leaders working in GI around the world. Hear their unified message: “Together We Can Succeed”



Power of the Pack: Women Who Support Women are More Successful

I always say a woman alone has power; collectively we have impact. Traditionally we have been taught to be competitive with one another, because there was such a scarcity of jobs at the top. It’s so clear that strategy doesn’t work. The truth is that raising each other up and channeling the power of collaboration is truly how we’ll change the equation—and have a lot more fun along the way.

Olympus Sponsors Women in Endoscopy

Year-Long Sponsorship Underscores Commitment to Advocating for More Opportunities for Women in the Growing Field of Endoscopy

Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today its sponsorship of Women in Endoscopy (WIE), a global association facilitating professional growth and promotion in leadership of women within the field of... (read more)

October 28, 2019 - WIE congratulates all Disruptors, especially Uzma Siddiqui, WIE, Vice President and Aline Charabaty, WIE, Secretary!

October 27, 2019 — Review the list nominees for the  Healio Disruptive Innovators. WIE is proud to see many of our members recognized for their work.

September 06, 2019 - Addressing Gender in Gastroenterology: Opportunities for Change authored by Drs. Loren G. Rabinowitz, Sharmila Anandasabapathy, Amrita Sethi, Uzma D. Siddiqui, Michael B. Wallace, and Michelle K. Kim

July 30, 2019 - Drs. Amrita Sethi and Uzma Siddiqui are featured commentators in Healio's ‘Why not me?’ – Bringing women into view of the advanced endoscopy suite​, a look at the recent Twitter-storm about the disparate percentage of women matched into advanced fellowships.



We're Interested

Would you be interested in participating in a mentorship program?
As a mentor
As a mentee

Meet the Board

Amrita Sethi, MD,  President  (USA)
Columbia University Medical Center

Uzma Siddiqui, MD, Vice President  (USA) 
University of Chicago

Aline Charabaty Pishvaian, MD, Secretary  ( USA )
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Lisa Considine, BSc, MSc, Councilor  ( USA )
Boston Scientific Corporation

Simone Guaraldi, MD, MSc, PhD,  Councilor ( Brazil )
INCA, Rio de Janeiro

Michael Kochman, MD , Councilor  (USA) 
University of Pennsylvania

Roberta  Maselli, MD,PhD, Councilor  (Italy)
Humanitas Hospital, Milano

Jeanin Van Hooft, MD, MSc, PhD, Councilor (The Netherlands) 
Amsterdam Medical Center
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