Drs Kovacic, Shaughnessy, Starnes, and Waltz highlight the differences in work culture from their early careers to now, gender-related challenges that persist in medicine today, and advice to incoming medical professionals.
Welcome to OncLive On Air®! I’m your host today, Caroline Seymour.
OncLive On Air® is a podcast from OncLive®, which provides oncology professionals with the resources and information they need to provide the best patient care. In both digital and print formats, OncLive® covers every angle of oncology practice, from new technology to treatment advances to important regulatory decisions.
In today’s episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with faculty from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio: Melinda Butsch Kovacic, MPH, PhD; Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD; Sandra L. Starnes, MD; and Susan E. Waltz, PhD, for our Women In Oncology series.
Kovacic is a professor and the associate dean of Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Shaughnessy is an adjunct professor and the vice chair for Patient Experience at the University of Cincinnati Health. Starnes is a professor, the chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the Dr. John B. Flege, Jr. Chair of surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Waltz is a professor of cancer biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
In our exclusive interview, Drs Kovacic, Shaughnessy, Starnes, and Waltz highlighted the differences in work culture from their early careers to now, the value of male and female mentorship, gender-related challenges that persist in medicine today, advice to incoming medical professionals, and more.
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