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Getting More Women Speakers in Radiology & Informatics

Getting More Women Speakers in Radiology & Informatics

If you’ve ever been to a meeting or conference in healthcare, there may be something that you have noticed: the lack of female speakers. And if you haven’t noticed before, I guarantee you will once you start paying attention.

Some have even coined this trend the “manel” — or the all-male panel.

Healthcare isn’t the only industry with this dilemma; a quick Google search will yield plenty of results across IT, engineering, computer science, academia, and more. In fact, there are even some blogs and Tumblr accounts that make fun of this very topic.

However, it’s no laughing matter, especially when it comes to healthcare. Geraldine McGinty M.D., MBA, FACR, Chief Strategy, and Contracting Officer, Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization and current Chair of the Board of Chancellors for the American College of Radiology, has been an outspoken voice in this space.

Calling all RAD Women (and Men!): Let’s Bring More Diversi [...]

Calling all RAD Women (and Men!): Let’s Bring More Diversi [...]

RAD Women (#RADxx) was founded in the Fall of 2016 and is an exciting initiative that focuses on fostering networking and mentorship opportunities for women involved in radiology, informatics, and IT management of radiology systems. Changing the Status Quo The idea for RADxx first began between Dr. Geraldine McGinty, a practicing radiologist and thought leader […]

Breaking Bias: Why Has It Taken So Long To Achieve Equity in [...]

Breaking Bias: Why Has It Taken So Long To Achieve Equity in [...]

Dr. Joanne Conroy, President & CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, shares with Modern Healthcare how organizations can begin breaking biases in healthcare. We know that companies with at least three women on the board of directors have median gains in return on equity higher than organizations with no women directors. So why has it taken so long […]

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