Tag: sexism


Dear Pat responds to “I’m the Boss”

29 Apr 2018

Dear Pat, My intern is a tall, white male. Every morning on rounds I introduce myself as the Chief Resident and state the roles of everyone on the team. However, patients continue to direct their q...


Sexual Harassment in Medicine

14 Feb 2018

I recently came across an LA Times headline asking, "Will Medicine be the next field to face a sexual harassment reckoning?" By now, we are all familiar with the Harvey Weinstein story and witnessed t...


Why I Joined AWS

15 Nov 2017

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead I have been incredibly blessed in my life...


Strategies for Fighting Subtle Sexism in the Workplace

08 Feb 2017

By Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD I was (am) a math nerd. Math was always my favorite subject in school, and I was pretty darn good at it. Sometime in high school I noticed that people found my interest ...