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Women in Medicine

The Most Important Thing I Learned from the Most Powerful Women in the World

Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D. | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D.

From the moment that I stepped into the dark elegant theatre at Lincoln Center, I felt a sense of belonging. The speakers spoke "to" me, not "at" me. The topics on the agenda were things I care about deeply -- human rights, environmental conservation, freedom of self-expression, female entrepreneurship and so on.

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Blackwell: The ABCs of Extraordinary Women Physicians

Dr. Vanita Braver | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women
Dr. Vanita Braver

Elizabeth Blackwell. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health; Wikimedia Commons. Let's celebrate ...

Sorry... But Are You Really a Doctor?

Penny Wilson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Penny Wilson

Sometimes I get the distinct impression that the general public believes that doctors graduate from medical school as middle aged men. It's understandable really. After all, that's what TV has taught us.

50 Of The Most Influential Women In Health

The Huffington Post | The Healthy Living Staff | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Clara Barton, Michelle Obama and others.

Women in Math, Science and Medicine: Still Work to be Done

Molly Weinburgh | Posted 04.24.2013 | College
Molly Weinburgh

The number of women in the labor force is projected to be more than 78 million by 2018. Our goal should be to unleash the talents and productivity of each of them. Yes, there has been improvement. Yes, much more needs to be done.

I Am Doctor. Hear Me Roar.

Priya Malhotra | Posted 02.15.2012 | Chicago
Priya Malhotra

On days I've worn scrubs in public, strangers often comment on my monochromatic cotton garb. The most common comment I get is this: "you must be a nurse."

How Women Beat Down The Sexist Doors of Medicine

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

"No one will go to a female general surgeon or urologist," more than one woman resident was told. "Even if you finish the program, you won't be able to make a living." Somehow, thousands of women successfully survived the hazing.