Women in medicine: Getting to this point came at a cost

Sometimes life just walks right up and slaps you in the face. It happened to me while attending the dynamic FIX17 conference in NYC, and it led to an epiphany: At the ripe old age of 59, I am officially a dinosaur.

I was giving a talk on the history of women in medicine. Passionate about the topic, I spent months planning and organizing the lecture, weaving what I hoped was an intriguing tale …

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