Camidge and Rimel on the Importance of Cultivating Inclusive Gynecologic Oncology Practices

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Drs Camidge and Rimel spotlight Dr Rimel’s career journey and the work she does to expand medical care for transgender patients.

How This Is Building Me, hosted by world-renowned oncologist D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, is a podcast focused on the highs and lows, ups and downs of all those involved with cancer, cancer medicine, and cancer science across the full spectrum of life’s experiences.

In this episode, Dr Camidge sits down with B.J. Rimel, MD, to discuss Dr Rimel’s career highlights and trajectory. Dr Rimel is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai, as well as the medical director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Office at the Cedars-Sinai Cancer Institute in Los Angeles, California. She is also a health sciences associate clinical professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Drs Camidge and Rimel spotlight the steps along Dr Rimel’s journey to becoming a gynecologic oncology surgeon, how her career is informed by her identity as a member of the LGBTQ community, the work she does to expand access to medical care for transgender patients, and more.

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