Women in EM
You can’t juggle all the balls in your life perfectly all of the time. Invest your energy into the aspects your life that really matter, so that when that ball falls, it will bounce right back up - Dr. Chesney Fowler
Sitting down to write this, I cursed myself for volunteering in the first place. Yes, I am a woman, yes I am a feminist, yes I am a physician, yes I am in academic leadership for a well-known emergency department… The yes’s are many, but what do I have to say that is so meaningful or useful that www.emdocs.net would want to publish it in EM Mindset series?
I write today because I wanted to share some of my perspective on how to 1) be happy as a woman in EM and 2) how to “make it” as a woman in EM. I know that I have achieved #1. I am definitely a work in progress when it comes to #2, but aren’t we all? I hope that my experiences will help guide others to achieving their personal…
I write today because I wanted to share some of my perspective on how to 1) be happy as a woman in EM and 2) how to “make it” as a woman in EM. I know that I have achieved #1. I am definitely a work in progress when it comes to #2, but aren’t we all?
The Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) was established to promote the recruitment, retention, advancement and leadership of women in academic emergency medicine. The success of academic emergency medicine and the ability of the specialty to train future emergency physicians are intrinsically linked with the success of women faculty as they now represent half of the medical student body and almost half of physicians.
Looking for a section that will address your needs as an emergency physician and a woman? AAWEP is for you.
We are FemInEM – an open access resource where we discuss, discover, and affect the journey of women working in emergency medicine. Through deliberate conversation and engaging dialogue, members explore a variety of issues that support the development and advancement of all women in medicine. FemInEM aims to address gender disparities in a positive way, empowering physicians of both genders.
Showcasing our colleagues both past and present that have and continue to empower all of us and the planet's health on issues that matter...
The Women in Emergency Medicine (WiEM) Section is constituted with a vision of equity for AAEM women in emergency medicine and a purpose to champion the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in emergency medicine through the pillars of advocacy, leadership, and education.
ACOEP’s Committee for Women in Emergency Medicine was established in 2018 to provide a network and platform for the advancement of female physicians in emergency medicine. The committee provides a network of education, mentoring, and guidance in personal and professional leadership skills.
AWE has been established to: Promote and support female leaders within the College, in clinical practice and in hospitals and health systems...
The Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) advances the full and successful participation and inclusion of women within academic medicine by addressing gender equity, recruitment and retention, awards and recognition, and career advancement.
Physician Moms Group is a global online community that was founded in 2014.
The Women in Emergency Medicine committee will provide support, mentorship and networking opportunities to women in emergency medicine with the goal of helping its members achieve their ideal balance in all areas of their lives.
Women's Wisdom: Our Journey in Emergency Medicine is a podcast created by the AAEM Women in Emergency Medicine Section to highlight the journeys of prominent women emergency physicians.
Women are in a minority as presenters at EM conferences. On average, a female speaker speaks for less time than a male speaker. Those attending, speaking or organising major scientific conferences should consider gender balance.
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