Tag Archive for ‘women surgeons’
Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: The quiet pioneer who started a revolution: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
This edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by ACS Past-President Kathryn Anderson, MD, FACS, at Clinical Congress 2017, describes the legacy of the first woman surgeon in England, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.
Nine women from Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda were recipients of the inaugural ACS and COSECSA scholarships.
A brief history of the Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture and an overview of the latest Jonasson Lecturer—Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the U.S.—are provided.
Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, describes her career path as the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the U.S., outlines the benefits of peer support for the success of minority physicians, and highlights the importance of retirement planning to avoid surgeon burnout.
Estell Williams, MD, a surgical resident, describes how Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, affected her decision to pursue a career in surgery.
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 leadership and philanthropic efforts of Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.
Coming in July in JACS, and online now: Surgical training in the United States: Is it time for a paradigm shift?
This news brief highlights a new study published in JACS on the topic of gender-based disparities in promotion criteria.
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