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Women in Medicine

WOMEN IN MEDICINE SECTION

The number of women in medicine is steadily rising and in 2019, more women than men enrolled in medical school. MSDC's Women in Medicine Section is physician-led and is dedicated to address the needs of women in medicine. The Section is open to women and men.
Purpose: to increase the number and influence of women physicians in leadership roles both within the greater District of Columbia medical community and MSDC; provide a networking and mentoring forum for women physicians; and discuss issues important to women physicians, i.e. women’s health.

Programs and Activities: Since its inception, the Women in Medicine Section has hosted a wide range of in-person and virtual events to further its cause. Highlights of the section's innovative programming include but are not limited to a workshop on work-life boundaries, imposter syndrome and the impact of COVID-19 on women in academic medicine, and a tour of a woman-owned distillery. 

If you would like to get involved in the Women in Medicine Section, sign up here.   
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Women in Medicine Events

 

  • CHOCOLATE TASTING

    February 3, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    In-person at MSDC's offices or online via Zoom
    Enjoy hand-crafted chocolates and the company of female physicians on National Women Physicians Day, either in-person or online. REGISTER IN ADVANCE BY JANUARY 14.
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    Healthy Cooking for Any Physician

    November 8, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    We know you're busy but healthy cooking is always an option. We can show you how.
  • MSDC Annual Meeting 2019
    2022 MSDC Annual Meeting

    October 28, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Join us for an evening of fun, mingling, and celebrating DC medicine
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    CME and Spaghetti

    October 13, 2022 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Get some CME hours while enjoying a good meal and networking, thanks to PCRM.
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    Prior Auth and Copay Accumulators Day of Action

    September 20, 2022 12:01 AM to 11:58 PM

    Join your colleagues on a day of action to push for MSDC's prior authorization and copay accumulator legislation to pass.

Chair
Jaya Kasaraneni, MD

Resident Co-Chair:
Monika Masanam, MD

Student Co-Chair:
Alicia Khan

 

MSDC's Current Women Physician Leaders
Dr. Susanne Bathgate (President-elect)
Dr. Kirstiaan Nevin (President)  
Dr. J. Desiree Pineda (Board Chair)
Dr. Laurie Duncan (Secretary)
Dr. Theresa Stone (At-large)