July 6, 2021

How to pay for women in medicine programs

"'That’s great. You want to start a women in medicine program! How are you going to pay for it?' This is the most common question and potential barrier from colleagues, leaders, and those who understand the value of these programs. We found that our...


"'That’s great. You want to start a women in medicine program! How are you going to pay for it?'

This is the most common question and potential barrier from colleagues, leaders, and those who understand the value of these programs. We found that our two-year Women Leaders in Medicine program improved burnout, retention, and engagement of the over 400 women physicians who participated. However, funding remained the chronic barrier to sustainability.

I will introduce you to ten possible funding strategies to get your creative strategy-building blood pumping."

Dawn Sears is a gastroenterologist and can be reached on Twitter @GutGirlMDYouTube, and at GutGirlMD Consulting.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "10 ways to pay for women in medicine programs." (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/04/10-ways-to-pay-for-women-in-medicine-program.html)