American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS228
Title: Gender Inequality
Date and Time of Session: Tuesday, October 29: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Moscone Convention Center - Room: MS 154
Description: Gender inequality is a major issue worldwide and surgery is no exception. This session will provide discussion to further explore this problem and explore potential solutions to this issue. We will discuss how gender inequality manifests in training (as faculty into senior positions) and mechanisms that can be utilized to recognize and combat inequality.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
General Surgery (GEN), Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG), Ethics (ETH), International (INT)
Sponsored By:
Board of Governors Survey Workgroup, Women in Surgery Committee
Program Participants:
Steven L. Chen, MD, FACS
Hiba Abdel Aziz, MBBCh, FACS
Speaker Reducing Gender Inequality in Training
Amalia L. Cochran, MD, FACS
Speaker Reducing Gender Inequality in Faculty and Senior Positions
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS
Speaker Mentoring Strategies to Reduce Gender Inequality
Thomas K. Varghese Jr., MD, MS, FACS
Speaker Issues in Organized Medicine - ACS and Other Organizations
Cherisse Danielle Berry, MD FACS
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