Episode 203 : Shikha Jain On Women In Medicine Summit

Featured Guest: Shikha Jain

  • Sep 14, 2020

“A lot of this work we expect women to do, it’s uncompensated & often unappreciated”

Dr. Shikha Jain is an Oncologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine at U of Illinois & co-founder/Chair of the Women in Medicine Summit. We discuss what empowerment for women in medicine looks like now, the absurd barriers to progress & impact of Covid19, as well as the virtual structure of the upcoming summit Oct 9-10.

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Key Learnings

1. The evolution of empowerment for women in medicine

2. The barriers presented by being in a hierarchical system

3. Explaining the Third Shift

4. Does the public understand the impact that diversity has on health outcomes?

5. Curating diverse speakers for Women In Medicine Summit

6. How much is Covid-19 impacting the goals of the conference

7. The focus of the #HeForShe allyship track

8. Pivoting to the virtual platform


Twitter: @ShikhaJainMD, @WIMSummit

Register here: Women In Medicine Summit homepage

Position Paper: Covid19 Contributions on a Professional CV


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