Welcome to this event. This is an impromptu before the talk social.
Welcome to our talk to today.
Please send any questions here
Residents were very excited about Dr. Lau!
Figuring out how to get a national reputation is a huge obstacle from the associate to full professor level for many women
This is not necessarily a question, but I wanted to share something apropos of this discussion.One of the major science journals, Nature Communications, recently published a paper in which they found that mentees of female mentors performed worse in their careers with lower impact as senior scientists. They then concluded - fallaciously and damagingly in my opinion - that female mentees should avoid female mentors in favor of male mentors.I am among many who think that they simply described again the already well-documented sexism in science and proposed more sexism as a solution.Unsurprisingly, there has been a large controversy ignited over this publication and therefore an open letter has been written. I thought that some other physician-scientists might want to review the paper itself, the ScienceMag article about it, and finally the open letter, and consider signing it. I have already signed it, as has my wife, who is a scientist at NIH, and many of our scientist and physician colleagues.
If you want a very quick read only, read just the ScienceMag article: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/11/after-scalding-critiques-study-gender-and-mentorship-journal-says-it-reviewing-work
Here is the open letter: https://forms.gle/6bRAqLZP3nqmVYXaA
How should leverage the momentum gathering here towards focusing on intersectionality?
There are 18 women chairs at academic medical schools, there are zero black woman and this needs to change
Absolutely, that is astonishing for 2020
I was just about to ask about intersectionality and was glad to hear Dr. Turner mention it - Thank you, Dr. Turner. Here is a very good book on this essential issue: Intersectionality (Key Concepts)by Patricia Hill Collins and Sirma Bilge
Thank you Dr. Cunningham. Fantastic resourse
There are a number of extraordinary POC women individuals who are prepared to serve as chairs.
Heather Sarsons 2017
Another huge issue here, as with the Blue/All Lives Matter movement, is reaching - really reaching - people in the (typically privileged) majority who actually feel disenfranchised or otherwise threatened by BLM, or perhaps even by efforts to level the sex/gender playing field in science and surgery.
We need those data, Dr. Turner. Thank you for your work on gathering those data!
Read "Implicit Bias as a Remediable Habit" by Carnes, Debine, Manwell, Byars-Winston, et al. Academic Medicine 2015: 90(2) 221-230
Thank you for the resource!
Thank you for your resources, Dr. Cunningham!
As Chapter Administrators, Kathy and I would like to thank Dr. Turner and the ACS for providing leadership, guidance, and tools for the Chapters as we address issues of racisim, diversity, and inclusion in our organizations.
Thank you so much, Kathy and Wanda for your support of this chapter, and thank you for the elected leadership of the chapter for putting together this thoughtful session.
Thank you for sharing your experience and advise! Especially to those of us who are just starting our career.
We welcome any last questions
Thanks to all participants and panelists!