Episode 203 : Shikha Jain On Women In Medicine Summit

Episode 203 : Shikha Jain On Women In Medicine Summit

“A lot of this work we expect women to do, it’s uncompensated & often unappreciated”

Dr. Shikha Jain is an Oncologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine at U of Illinois & co-founder/Chair of the Women in Medicine Summit. We discuss what empowerment for women in medicine looks like now, the absurd barriers to progress & impact of Covid19, as well as the virtual structure of the upcoming summit Oct 9-10.

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About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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