The Program for Women in Internal Medicine will host Victoria J. Fraser, MD, for the annual Clipp-Speer Women in Medicine Visiting Professor Medicine Grand Rounds presentation on Fri., May 10, at 8 a.m. in Duke North, Room 2002.

The Department of Medicine Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee and Program for Women in Internal Medicine have announced that Hannah A. Valantine, MD, MRCP, the first NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, will give the Martin Luther King Jr. Medicine Grand Rounds presentation on Jan. 18, 2019 in the Searle Center Lecture Hall.

September is Women in Medicine Month, during which the American Medical Association and other groups recognize women in medicine and those who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine.

Women faculty and trainees in the Duke Department of Medicine are deeply involved in leading the missions of research, education and patient care.

On a busy day early in her career in her hepatology clinic, Carla Brady, MD, associate professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), entered the exam room to meet a new patient referred to her for Hepatitis C management.

The patient, a young mother who was pregnant with her second child, pulled out her cell phone and showed Brady a photo of her 3-year-old child.

“She said to me, ‘I want to show you a picture so that I can give you a face to put with the reason as to why I’m sitting here in front of you in the clinic,” said Brady. “I thought to myself, ‘this is validation for what I really, really want to do and that’s taking care of pregnant women with liver disorders.’”

The Department of Medicine's Program for Women in Internal Medicine has invited Redonda Miller, MD, MBA, president of The John Hopkins Hospital, to be the 2018 Clipp-Speer Visiting Professor. Dr. Miller will present at Medicine Grand Rounds at 8 a.m. on Fri., May 4, in Duke North Room 2002.

The Department of Medicine Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM) invites all Medicine faculty and trainees to attend a Welcome Celebration on Thur., March 29 from 4-7 p.m. 

The Department of Medicine is seeking candidates for the position of Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM) Residency Liaison. Deadline to apply is Feb. 7, 2018.

Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD, MEd, associate professor of medicine (Rheumatology and Immunology), has been selected to serve as the next chair of the Program for Women in Internal Medicine, announced Laura Svetkey, MD, MHS, vice chair for faculty development and diversity in the Department of Medicine.

Marie A. Bernard, MD, deputy director of the National Institute on Aging, will give the 2018 Phillips-Winn Memorial Grand Rounds on Fri., Dec. 1. Her presentation title is "From Mice to Men: Highlights of National Institute on Aging." Continue reading for more on Dr. Bernard.

The Department of Medicine Book Club will meet on Oct. 2, 2017 to discuss "Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People" by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald. 


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