October 12, 2018

Gender Equality In Surgery

Episode 54: Dr. Caprice Greenberg and Dr. Jake Greenberg

Caprice Greenberg, MD, and Jake Greenberg, MD, both teach here at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and have made gender equality within the surgical community a focus of their work. Drs. Kohler, Greenberg and Greenberg have an insightful discussion about everything from pay gaps to parental leave. They also mention a number of resources for those interested in inclusion within surgery. Those are listed below.

 

The Association of Women Surgeons

https://www.womensurgeons.org/

Twitter feed: @WomenSurgeons

(Great Twitter feed, too, says Dr. Greenberg)

 

Twitter: Hashtags #HeForShe

 

Book: Why So Slow: The Advancement of Womenby Virginia Valian

http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/why-so-slow

 

White Paper:

“Ensuring Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Academic Surgery: An American Surgical Association White Paper”

 

https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Fulltext/2018/09000/Ensuring_Equity,_Diversity,_and_Inclusion_in.3.aspx

 

Dr. Caprice Greenberg’s talk at the Association for Academic Surgery in 2016: “Sticky Floors and Glass Ceilings.”

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHo1x2sk0gw

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