Saturday, April 29, 2023 The book we will discuss is: The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Women Surgeon combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing by Lori Alvord (Author), Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt (Author) 3pm Pacific Time.
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WIM Virtual Coffee Chats!
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Carolyn Becker, MD – JAMA
Relationships Between Academic Medicine Leaders and Industry-Time for Another Look? JAMA. 2020;324(18):1833-1834. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.21021 In July of this year, I was invited to volunteer for an important phase 3 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine trial in Boston. As a semiretired physician, I was thrilled to be able to contribute to science, support my colleagues, and hasten the […]
Nancy E. Warner M.D., Distinguished Pathologist and Pioneer for Women in Medicine and Academia, Dies at 97
Dr. Nancy E. Warner, physician, pathologist, teacher and mentor died peacefully in the late afternoon of August 17, 2020 at the age of 97. Born in 1923 in Dixon, Illinois, Dr. Warner’s interest in medicine was first sparked when she received a microscope as a gift from her parents as a young girl, which she […]
Response to redefinition of gender by the Trump Administration
Consideration by the Trump administration to redefine gender as a binary construct determined by biologic sex at birth is harmful, misguided, and lacks scientific integrity. Women in Medicine (WIM) strongly opposes the Trump administration’s attempt to further marginalize and target the gender nonconforming, nonbinary, transgender, and intersex communities. This position demonstrates a lack of scientific […]