A journal club discussion of the article “Wondering If I’d Get There Quicker If I Was a Man: Factors Contributing to Delayed Academic Advancement of Women in Infectious Diseases”
The Sex and Gender Scientific Working Group of the Rustbelt Center for AIDS Research is excited to invite you to a journal club discussion of the article “Wondering If I’d Get There Quicker If I Was a Man: Factors Contributing to Delayed Academic Advancement of Women in Infectious Diseases”
led by Dr. Sara Gianella Weibel, MD and Dr. Darcy Wooten MD, MS at 3PM ET on Thursday, September 28, 2023
The video of this webinar can be viewed here.
About our panel discussion leaders...
Dr. Gianella is an expert in clinical and translational virology, molecular biology and immunology and is passionate about conducting studies involving women, transgender persons, and other under-represented populations. She is faculty at the UCSD Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health. She is the director of the Center for AIDS Research Translational Virology Core and director of the AIDS Clinical Trial Group Virology Specialty Laboratory, where she serves as part of several clinical trial protocol teams. She is also Co-directing the NeuroVirology and Biology Core at the HIV Neuro Behavioral Research Center as well as the HOPE T32 Training program.
Dr. Wooten is an expert in the treatment of patients hospitalized with serious infections, and has been on the faculty at UCSD in the division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health since 2014. Dr. Wooten teaches medical students in the UCSD School of Medicine as well as residents in the Internal Medicine residency program. She is the Associate Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program where she mentors ID fellows. She has co-authored a recent publication on the topic of “Inclusion, Diversity, Access, and Equity in Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training: Tools for Program Directors”.
This will be a Journal Club discussion of the attached article regarding gender inequity in academia. The leaders have provided a few questions for you to think about as you read the article and in preparation for the Journal Club:
- Have you ever experienced similar issues within your division, department, medical school?
- What policies within your division, department, medical school could be changed or created to improve gender disparities in academic advancement?
We look forward to seeing you all and hearing your thoughts!