By  | March 18, 2019 |  0
Recently, I was asked to present my top public speaking tips for a group of women leaders. This is a topic near and dear to my heart, and one that I teach a number of groups, from medical students to faculty. I also benefitted from just returning from the Harvard Macy Educators Course, where Victoria […]
By  | March 4, 2019 |  0
By: Nancy D. Spector, MD, Executive Director, Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, Associate Dean of Faculty Development, Drexel University College of Medicine Achieving equity in leadership in academic medicine and the healthcare industry doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. There are clear, actionable steps that will lead us there. The benefits of diversity are […]
By  | February 27, 2019 |  0
This Friday, a group of 50 women leaders in all sectors of healthcare is launching a new movement to advocate for safe, dignified work for all workers across healthcare. Why did I join? Simply, I have come to realize that if nothing is done, nothing will happen. In fact, the World Economic Forum has stated […]
By  | February 21, 2019 |  1
By: Jennifer Burtch, DNP, MSN, APRN, ANP-C It’s the beginning of the year, and as a nurse practitioner, I have been looking for medical conferences that provide the most up-to-date information and expertise in hospital medicine. The caveat is finding one that has pharmacology hours needed for annual licensure. I prefer to attend conferences in […]
By  | January 22, 2019 |  0
The year ended with many lists for best reads of 2018. (See  NY Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, GQ, Powell’s Books, Obama’s list, and Bill Gates’ list for 2018.) I’m a firm believer in literature improving empathy. Literature, fiction, stories all impact our daily work. We are in the business of storytelling and […]
By  | January 17, 2019 |  3
By: Gopi Astik, MD, Hospitalist, Medical Director, Northwestern Medical Hospital I walked into a patient room one frigidly cold Chicago morning with the warmest smile on my face. I spoke to the gentleman who was admitted with an acute exacerbation of his COPD a few days prior and had improved over the weekend. He had […]