Women in Medicine Month

Beginning September 1, the Department of Medicine will continue its tradition of celebrating the American Medical Association’s Women in Medicine Month.


Deepen your understanding of the challenges and opportunities for women in medicine. Join us for panel discussions, grand rounds, group photos, and more.

From Cuomo to Healthcare: Sexual Harassment in the Modern Era

Sept. 1, 8-9 a.m.

Bias is a Habit that Can be Broken

Sept. 8, 8-9 a.m.

Transgender Adult Health and Clinical Medicine - State of the Science

Sept. 15, 8-9 a.m.

Department Group Photo (In Person)

Sept. 22, 12-12:30 p.m.

Group Photo (Virtual)

Sept. 22, 4-4:30 p.m.

Intersectionality and the Experience of Black Women in Medicine

Sept. 23, 12-1 p.m.

Two Tales, One Goal: Equity

Sept. 29, 8-9 a.m.

Social Determinants of Health: What Are the Stakes? COVID-19 as an Example

Oct.6, 8-9 a.m.


We asked some of our faculty, staff, and trainees to share their perspectives. Read their stories below.



Welcome to Women in Medicine Month For Stephanie Harman, MD, this month is both a celebration and a catalyst for continued work towards equity.



Put to the Test What Lakshmi Mani learns when she steps outside her comfort zone.



Improving Lactation Culture in Medicine Jessica Buesing, MD, shares ways that academic medicine can support lactating parents.



To Recruit Diverse Job Candidates, Look Locally How Cecile Bonini and Karina Delgado-Carrasco use targeted local outreach to connect with a diverse talent base.



Pandemic Magnifies Gender Inequities, Provides Opportunities for Long-Range Solutions in Academic Medicine Joy Wu, MD, PhD, discusses what can be done to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on women in academic medicine.

Join the Celebration

Calling all #StanfordWIM: Celebrate with us on social media. Download a #WIMMonth Zoom background and share your stories, selfies, and photos with the hashtag #StanfordWIM. We’ll include these pictures on our website and social channels throughout the month.