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  • An Evolution of Empowerment: A Women in Medicine Summit Compendium, 2021

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Shikha Jain, MD, FACP, David C. Kim

    In this compendium, you will find pieces written by invited faculty speakers from the Women in Medicine Summit 2021, who share their expertise on the evolution of empowerment that has occurred in medicine.

  • Preface to An Evolution of Empowerment: A Women in Medicine Summit Compendium, 2021

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • David C. Kim (Partner Development Manager, Wiley Career Center Services)

    Common themes emerge from the histories of our many venerable learned societies in the United States, including in medical disciplines and elsewhere, when considering the demographic makeup of founding leaders and members - they tend to be White and male.

  • Introduction to An Evolution of Empowerment: A Women in Medicine Summit Compendium, 2021

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Shikha Jain, MD, FACP (Chair, Women in Medicine)

    This COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on healthcare workers across the world, with the negative fallout disproportionately affecting women.

  • Leading in a Crisis: Why Women Leaders Excel

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, MACP

    Though the COVID-19 pandemic has been - and continues to be - an unparalleled crisis for our nation and the world, it has provided a remarkable window into gender and leadership.

  • Top Tips for Finding and Refining Your Voice on Social Media

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Kelly Cawcutt, MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA

    Social media is a powerful professional tool, but like any tool it requires appropriate understanding and skill to leverage its potential.

  • Harnessing Behavioral Science to Elevate Your Career

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Laura Desveaux, PhD, PT

    The inspiration is often palpable at professional development events. But how do you make sure you harness that inspiration and avoid the all-to-common (we’ve all been there!) knowledge-to-action gap?

  • Leadership Starts In Our Physical Presence

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Alison Escalante, MD, FAAP

    Leaders project power, presence and confidence in the posture and motion of their bodies. They communicate it in the tempo and quality of their voice.

  • Breaking Glass Ceilings: Leading Through Adversity

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCEd (hon), DFSVS

    In order to break your own glass ceiling, you need to own your opportunities.

  • How to Nurture Relationships in a World Without Handshakes

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Teri Goudie

    It is a very good time to be in medicine. People are invested in their health more than ever before and many people now understand what a clinical trial is all about.

  • Some Advice for Coming Out of a Crisis

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Mark Hertling, DBA, Lieutenant General, US Army (retired)

    What faces us as we transition from a year of operating in a crisis to the resumption of the habitual? What will linger from a long, tough fight against COVID-19, and how might physicians best approach the many post-crisis challenges they will face?

  • To Settle or Not to Settle

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Krishna Jain, MD, FACS

    If you get sued, remember that it is not the end of the world. Take control and work with your attorney. And take heart – the majority of malpractice lawsuits are won by doctors.

  • Navigating a Toxic Work Environment

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Pamela Kunz, MD

    I was in my mid-career as an academic medical oncologist, when I found myself in a toxic work environment. I had grown accustomed to the hierarchy and power differential in medicine as well as the male dominated leadership structure and the narcissistic behavior of colleagues, especially leaders.

  • The Work-Life Dilemma and Its Effect on the Gender Gap

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Nisha Mehta, MD

    Ask a group of early-career female physicians what their most pressing concerns about life in medicine are, and an overwhelming percentage will mention the challenge of balancing their personal and professional lives.

  • Make Your CV a Gender Equity Ally

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Avital O'Glasser, MD, FACP, FHM

    The curriculum vitae. The CV. The often eye-roll-inducing, groan-soliciting, angst-provoking professional document that must be updated, maintained and groomed to capture and communicate one’s professional merits and strengths.

  • Using the 3 Rs - Recognition, Representation and Resources - to Elevate Women

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Julie Oyler, MD; Valerie Press, MD, MPH; Anna Volerman, MD; Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP

    The University of Chicago Department of Medicine Women’s Committee (DOM WC) utilizes the 3-Rs approach to elevating women in academic medicine: recognition, representation and resources.

  • The Toll of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women Medical Students

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Deborah Rupert, MS, MA

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women physicians has sparked ongoing discussions about gender-disproportionate personal burdens and professional consequences on academic publication rates (“productivity”), compensation and promotional track advancement.

  • Amplifying with Intention

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Mark Shapiro, MD

    Amplification starts with a mindset, an intention. A desire to read, watch and listen to other people - then go farther. To amplify, to cheer, to champion, to lift, to praise.

  • Combatting the Invisibility of Women in Medicine

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Nancy Spector, MD

    The phenomenon of women experiencing invisibility is not new. History has often erased the contributions of women.

  • Cultivating Intentional Success by Clarifying Your Voice and Vision

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Stacy Wood

    Intentional success is the joy you feel when you are achieving the goals that YOU defined for yourself.

  • Making an Impact: Advocacy and Leaning into the Power of the Physician Mom

    • Aug 26, 2021
    • Laura Zimmermann, MD, MS, FACP; Eve Bloomgarden, MD

    The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life for most people in innumerable ways. As physicians, the pandemic demanded our urgent attention and our unique skills to save lives.