Thursday, August 3, 2017

We Lead Surgery

Please see the message below on behalf of We Lead Surgery:

We Lead Surgery is a national movement with an intersectional focus dedicated to supporting women throughout their journeys to becoming surgical leaders through mentorship, academic interventions, and radical culture change. Our growing group of members is united by the shared goal of empowering young women as they embark on their surgical careers.

The statistics surrounding the representation of women in this field are alarming. Fourteen percent of plastic surgeons are women. Six percent of neurological surgeons are women. Less than five percent of cardiac surgeons are women. Numbers of women surgeons of color are so low that they are not reported. It is our mission to increase these numbers.

Our efforts will be multi-faceted. Among these efforts is a surgical newsletter. Subscribers will learn about upcoming events around the country pertaining to surgery, available internship and research opportunities, scholarships and funding, current events, and thought leadership. Subscribers will also benefit from the vast network of connections that our team has made throughout our professional careers.

To join our network and receive our newsletter, please subscribe here. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook and Twitter too!