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Maternal Mortality: A Bigger Problem than You May Think 

By: Zoreed Mukhtar 2019—2020 Global Health Policy Coordinator & Health Care for All Steering Committee Member    When you hear of maternal mortality, you may think that it is a foreign concept that only occurs in parts of Asia or Africa. The harsh reality is that in the developed world, the United States has the...

Should medical schools do more to foster an unbiased learning environment?

By: Julie K. Silver, MD In 2017, for the first time ever, women made up the majority of first year medical students in the United States. Although this is wonderful progress, there continue to be many challenges for all physicians who come from one or more underrepresented groups. For example, there have been many female physicians...

Interview With Dr. Eliza Chin, Author of This Side of Doctoring

   “This Side of Doctoring” is a stimulating anthology about the journey of women in medicine throughout time. What inspired you to compile and release these stories? I was a young mother and it was shortly after the birth of my second daughter that the idea for this book began.  I remember sitting on the couch...

Mobile Mammography and the Rural Population

    October rolls around and suddenly you notice pink everywhere… pink signs, pink ribbons, and pink clothing as far as the eye can see. That’s because, as I’m sure you’re much aware, October is breast cancer awareness month. Organizations and people worldwide unite to promote breast health and cancer awareness while raising funds to...