Personal Perspectives on Women and Leadership in Academic Medicine

This Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research Grand Rounds session was held in collaboration with the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. In this presentation, Dr. Vivian Pinn discusses her experiences as a woman and leader in academic medicine. She highlights the progress that women have made in regard to leadership positions, and offers insight on addressing the barriers and challenges still impeding women in medicine today.

This session took place on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 12:15 P.M. and has been approved for Ethics Credit.

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Needs Statement

Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students and other healthcare providers across practice areas encounter health care equity issues such as health disparities,social determinants of health, cultural/linguistic competencies, and social justice. The series aims to broaden the awareness of learners in these topic areas provide strategies to address these issues as they arise.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Review the areas of progress for women in academic medicine.
  • Define the major barriers for women in reaching leadership positions in academic medicine and relate those to intersectionality in academic careers.
  • Identify institutional and personal interventions to improve the representation of women in academic leadership positions and determine how to implement them with an understanding of intersectionality.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Nurses
  • Other Health Professionals

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Program Director

  1. Jean L. Raphael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Jean L. Raphael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

Term of Approval

March 1, 2021 through March 31, 2023. Original release date: March 1, 2021.

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Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Presenter

  1. Vivian W. Pinn, M.D.

    Vivian W. Pinn, M.D.

    Former Director (Retired) and Senior Scientist Emerita
    National Institutes of Health

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Program Director

  1. Jean L. Raphael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Jean L. Raphael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Planning Committee Members

  1. Toi Blakely Harris, M.D.

    Toi Blakely Harris, M.D.

    Professor and Associate Provost
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Michelle A. Lopez, M.D., M.P.H.

    Michelle A. Lopez, M.D., M.P.H.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Research Support: Merck
  3. Erik D. Malmberg, Ph.D., J.D.

    Erik D. Malmberg, Ph.D., J.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  4. Jean L. Raphael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Jean L. Raphael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

CME Credit Available

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Presenter:

  1. Vivian W. Pinn, M.D.

    Vivian W. Pinn, M.D.

    Former Director (Retired) and Senior Scientist Emerita National Institutes of Health