#225 Women in Medicine: COVID Edition

Jul 16, 2020, 07:00 AM

Listen as our expert guests, Kelly Graham, MD, MPH (@KellyGrahamMD) and Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd (@LekshmiMD), detail the professional and personal challenges faced by women in medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Produced by: Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD 
  • Written by: Molly Heublein MD, Isabel Valdez PA-C, Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD
  • Infographic & Cover Art: Edison Jyang
  • Hosts: Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD, Justin Berk MD, MPH, MBA
  • Editor: Molly Heublein MD and Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com
  • Guests: Kelly Graham, MD, MPH; Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd 


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Episode Breakdown

  • Intro, disclaimer
  • Introduction and bio for Kelly Graham, MD, MPH
  • Introduction and bio for Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd
  • One-liner for Kelly Graham, MD, MPH
  • One-liner for Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd
  • Gender Awakening Moments
  • Picks of the Week*
  • Case from Kashlak
  • Difficulty with lack of childcare while working
  • Hippocratic Oath paradox
  • Dr. Santhosh’s 3 Ps
  • Motherhood penalty-fatherhood bonus
  • Two Pandemics, One Response
  • Breadwinner-homemaker bias
  • Female physician burnout
  • Minority Tax
  • Silver Linings
  • Take home points and Outro