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Women and medicine: Inequalities past, present and future

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

London, United Kingdom

Women and medicine: Inequalities past, present and future

Join The Royal Society of Medicine for an evening, run in association with the Medical Women’s Federation, as they explore the past, present, and future of gender inequalities in healthcare leadership to identify ways to collaborate, be empowered to advocate for equality, and bring about systemic change.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the inequalities as a woman in medical leadership, and see the progress made so far.
  • Envisage what challenges the future may hold as we strive for equal opportunities for the next generation.
  • Identify ways to collaborate, bring about systemic change, and be empowered to advocate for change as individuals.

Key speakers:

  • Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, Vice President of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Dr Nuthana Bhayankaram, Vice President of the Medical Women’s Federation
  • Dr Guddi Singh, Integrated Child Health Quality Improvement Fellow
  • Professor Partha Kar OBE, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Dr Simon Fleming, Trauma and Orthopaedics

Agenda

5:00 pm

Registration, tea and coffee


6:00 pm

Welcome and introduction

  • Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, Vice-President, Royal Society of Medicine, Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Dr Nuthana Bhayankaram, Paediatric Registrar, Vice President, Medical Women’s Federation

6:15 pm

The history of women in medicine

  • Dr Nuthana Bhayankaram

6:35 pm

TBC

  • TBC

6:55 pm

Where are we heading?

  • Dr Guddi Singh, Paediatrician, Integrated Child Health Quality Improvement Fellow, Paediatric Registrar, East London NHS Foundation Trust

7:15 pm

Panel discussion

  • Chair: Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE
  • Professor Partha Kar OBE, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Simon Fleming, Trauma and Orthopaedic Trainee, Medical Education Ph.D, and Culture Change Advocate, Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Dr Nuthana Bhayankaram
  • Dr Guddi Singh

7:55 pm

Closing remarks


8:00 pm

Drinks reception


Registration

This event is available both in person and virtually.

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Registration for this event will close at 1:00 am GMT on 12 February 2023

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/rsm-studios/2022-23/cer02/

Venue

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street London, United Kingdom