Global women leaders - 8th Mar, 2021, 1:00 pm (UK)

Global women leaders – addressing the challenge to advance women’s leadership ​in medicine

The next RCP Global Stories webinar will mark International Women’s Day and will feature a panel discussion, chaired by Dr Mumtaz Patel, RCP global vice president. The discussion will explore the practical and social challenges to the advancement of women’s leadership in medicine, the enabling factors that have helped the speakers career progression so far and the importance of building resilience through role modelling, mentorship, leadership training, building networks and support from others.

This event took place on 8 March 2021 and is available on-demand.



1.00pm​   Welcome and introduction of speakers​
Dr Mumtaz Patel​, global vice president, Royal College of Physicians

1.05pm​   Group discussion with our panel​
Dr Dzifa Dey, head of rheumatology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana
Dr Zainab Samad, chair, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University​, Pakistan
​Dr Sima Sharara, internal medicine resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA and American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine (AUBFM) graduate​, Lebanon
Dr Iffat Zafar Aga, co-founder and chief operations officer, Sehat Kahani, Pakistan

1.35pm​   Question and answer session

1.55pm​   Concluding remarks​
Dr Mumtaz Patel​

2.00pm​   End of session​


RCP members price: Free 
Non-members price: Free

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