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

Discrimination, Bullying, and Harassment: How to Become an Empowered Surgeon

Michele Manahan, MD, MBA, FACS

Presented by Michele Manahan, MD, MBA, FACS

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | 7:00 pm (Central)

Bullying, harassment, and discrimination are always harmful. In healthcare, our colleagues, as well as our patients, might be impacted. During this webinar, we will explore the terms, modern situations in which we might encounter pitfalls, and strategies to brighten the future. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand a common definition of bullying, harassment, and discrimination
  • Identify situations in which these issues might arise
  • Identify practical solutions to minimize experiences of bullying, harassment, and discrimination in healthcare

More About Michele Manahan

Michele Manahan is an associate professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery and vice-chair of faculty and staff development and well-being at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. She is also immediate past president, MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society. Dr. Manahan is the Young Fellows Association (YFA) Liaison to the Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC) of the American College of Surgeons.

The mission of WiSC is to promote an environment that fosters inclusion, respect and success. Dr. Manahan and a team of other WiSC members developed this toolkit for ACS members personal and professional use. The toolkit is available on the Women in Surgery Committee webpage.

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