Healthcare is a Gender Issue featuring Dr. Shikha Jain
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With women physicians losing childcare during the pandemic, gender equity in medicine has taken a giant step back.⁣ ⁣ Healthcare workers that were once overworked are now exhausted and facing supply shortages. And COVID-19 which should never have been a political issue has become one. The healthcare system needs a reboot, says Dr. Shikha Jain a board-certified hematology and oncology physician and the founder and chair of the Women in Medicine Summit and that reboot needs to be intentional.⁣ ⁣ She has made it her mission to work toward closing the gender gap in healthcare and nurture voices and organizations that need amplifying. In this episode, Dr. Jain shines a light on the myriad ways equity in medicine needs to improve, offers best practices for staying healthy this summer, and shares non politicized resources for coping with COVID.⁣ ⁣ Connect with Shikha:⁣ Website⁣ Instagram ⁣ Twitter⁣ ⁣ Episode Resources:⁣ Women In Medicine Summit⁣ IMPACT⁣ ⁣ Connect With Ronit:⁣ For more about this episode click here!⁣ Instagram⁣ Facebook

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