VIDEO: After more than 100 years of advocacy, gender inequities persist in medicine

CHICAGO — In 1915, the American Medical Women’s Association became the first national organization of women physicians.More than 100 years later, Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP, FAMWA, the current president of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), said one would think that women’s medical organizations would no longer be needed — that there would be equity in terms of leadership, patient care and clinical research. That is not the case.“There is a need for empowerment of women physicians to keep us practicing and loving the career that we chose,”Read More

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