Michele Barry, MD
Michele Barry, MD, discusses how women need to be creative in terms of balancing career and family and the need to teach both men and women how to mentor and advocate for gender parity.
Susan Baserga, MD, PhD
Susan Baserga, MD, PhD, an expert on the history of women at YSM, discusses the ongoing challenges of unconscious bias and how women are falling out of the pipeline in academic medicine.
Margaret Bia, MD
Margaret Bia, MD, was the second woman to become a full professor in the Department of Internal Medicine. She discusses how women learn by networking and sharing stories, as well as the need for more women in leadership positions.
Roberta Hines, MD
Roberta Hines, MD, was the first woman clinical chair at YSM. She discusses the need to constantly listen because conversations about men and women are different. Her legacy is about building the next generation.
Shanta Kapadia, MBBS, MS
Growing up in India in a family of physicians, Shanta Kapadia, MBBS, MS, was exposed to many women in leadership roles, compared to the U.S., where she found fewer women in such positions.
Carolyn Mazure, PhD
Carolyn Mazure, PhD, created Women's Health Research at Yale to fill a knowledge gap. She discusses her participation in organized attempts to effect change for women and the work that remains to be done.
Mary Jane Minkin, MD
Mary Jane Minkin, MD, was the second female resident in obstetrics and gynecology. She has seen significant positive changes in her career and is proud of Yale discoveries in women's health.
Nancy Ruddle, PhD
Nancy Ruddle, PhD, discusses a lack of supportive mentors early in her career. She became active in women's issues and has been able to easily make connections with colleagues.
Joan Steitz, PhD
Early in her career, Joan Steitz, PhD, didn't think being a scientist was a possibility because she didn't see other women. Today, she advises women to think about their next step, not 20 years in the future.
The Department of Emergency Medicine, featured here for its work on opioid intervention, received the 2018 Outstanding Department Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine.
History of Women in Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, May 17, 2018