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ICU Management

Diversity and Equality During COVID-19: The World Series

2021 24 Aug

Looking at gender, bias and equality through the lens of the COVID-19 crisis and its potential for broad and lasting effects and addressing how this unprecedented situation can be a chance for interaction, learning and the development of best practices, such as developing work structures that could be continued in our post-pandemic future.... Read more

ICU Management

Working in the Pandemic and Preserving Diversity

2021 24 Aug

The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and communities of colour and the need for diversity among healthcare workers and public health leaders. Introduction D iversity is the condition of having many different elements. These may include people with different opinions, backgrounds (degrees and social experience), religious... Read more

Women's Health

Want More Innovation in Women's Health? Hmm, Perhaps Hire More Female Scientists?!?

2021 20 Jul

Fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women, say researchers from McGill University, Harvard Business School, and the Universidad de Navarra in Barcelona.  Biases that limit the number of women in science and technology are well known, but the consequences... Read more

Health Management

Managing Diversity - Pathways to a More Inclusive Future

2021 19 Mar

An overview of the lack of representation of women and other minoritised populations in healthcare and their relative absence from positions of leadership and power. Key Points The World Health Organization reports that women are overrepresented in the healthcare workforce but are absent at senior levels. The absence... Read more

ICU Management

Intensive Care Medicine: Reflections on the Gender Gap

2020 24 Nov

Is the gender gap a concern for intensive care medicine (ICM)? ICM is not gender friendly by design and this could have a major impact on the discipline given the increase in the number of female doctors. What are the main barriers to career progression for women in ICM? Members of the iWIN Foundation present their views. S everal authors... Read more

Executive Health Management

ISMRM 2020 - 28th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

2020 08 Oct

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS FROM APRIL TO OCT 8-13TH Find ISMRM on Social Media Read more

Executive Health Management

ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership 2020

2020 23 Mar

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS HEALTH RISK Find ACHE on Social Media   Read more

IMAGING Management

More women in radiology research: need for diversity and inclusion

2019 23 Jan

In a new study that examines the potential challenges and obstacles to female radiologists conducting research and publication of work, the American Association for Women Radiologists  propose strategies to overcome these challenges. In the report published in  Academic Radiology , researchers say that initiatives targeting the identified challenges... Read more

ICU Management

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Diversity Task Force

2018 01 Jun

In March the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) ( esicm.org ) announced its Diversity Task Force (pictured), which will draft a policy paper and code of conduct related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, race, culture, socioeconomic status and multi professionalism. ESICM is the first major international medical society... Read more

Executive Health Management

Want to Develop Diversity? Call in the Experts

2016 12 Dec

Inequalities persist in the workplace. In a healthcare setting, such disparities reduce access to care, keep minority workers in poverty, and reinforce the cycle of oppression. Industry experts think that HR policy reforms can set some of these wrongs to right.   Acknowledge Wage Inequality   According to a JAMA Internal Medicine... Read more