Tag Archive for ‘women in surgery’
The following Statement on Gender Salary Equity was developed by the ACS Women in Surgery Committee in partnership with the Association of Women Surgeons; it was approved by the ACS Board of Regents at its June 2017 meeting.
The Society of Surgical Chairs Women’s Committee hosted a leadership symposium for 40 women surgeons April 18–19, immediately preceding the annual meeting of the American Surgical Association.
This article summarizes the contributions of several influential women otolaryngologists who have served as pioneers in the field.
This article examines the ongoing challenges women in surgery face, reports the results of the WiSC medical student call for applicants, and offers insights into how to make surgery a more welcoming profession for women surgeons.
The 2016 National Medical Association Council on Concerns of Women Physicians Service Award was given to Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS, Director of the ACS Division of Member Services, earlier this year.
The College’s role in the evolution of surgical education and practice is summarized in this article, as is the increasingly visible role of women, minorities, and young surgeons in the ACS.
Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, FACS, Past-Chair of the ACS Board of Regents, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine—considered among the highest honors in the fields of health care and medicine.
The genesis of the #ILookLikeASurgeon campaign is described as are future goals of the movement, which is aimed at promoting women and diversity in surgery.
Dr. Beverley Ketel: Surgeon who brought transplant surgery to Peoria, IL, reflects on a fulfilling career
A profile of Beverly L. Ketel, MD, FACS, who organized one of the first transplantation donor donation programs in the Midwest, highlights her success as woman surgeon and provides a brief overview of the history of transplantation.
Being a Woman Surgeon, a new book featuring the personal experiences of women surgeons of all ages, specialties, and backgrounds is highlighted in this month’s column
Lena M. Napolitano, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM—a trauma surgeon and Chair of the ACS Board of Regents—reveals what inspired her to select surgery as a career, the evolving role of women surgeons, the value of mentoring students, and more.
Over the past 25 years the proportion of women entering medical school has increased dramatically, such that nearly half of today’s graduating medical students are women. Several notable women surgeons have, despite many barriers, achieved the highest levels of leadership in surgery—Olga Jonasson, MD, FACS; Kathryn Anderson, MD, FACS; and Patricia Numann, MD, FACS.
Sharona Ross, MD, FACS, assistant professor of surgery, Tampa General Hospital, and founder of the University of Southern Florida Women in Surgery initiative, will chair the third annual Women in Surgery (WIS) international symposium from May 31 to June 2 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore, MD. Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, professor and […]
The Third Annual International Women in Surgery Career Symposium will take place May 31 through June 2, 2012, and will be hosted by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. American College of Surgeons President Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS, Lloyd S. Rogers Professor of Surgery Emeritus at the State University of New York Upstate Medical […]