Tweetcap: Permanente Women In Medicine Conference Celebrates Equity And Empowerment

Tweetcap: Permanente Women in Medicine conference celebrates equity and empowerment

More than 1,800 participants recently tuned in for the first Permanente Women in Medicine conference. The virtual event, organized and presented by Northwest Permanente, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, and The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, focused on advancing equity, purpose, and joy for women physicians and their allies in the practice of medicine.

The conference offered an opportunity for physicians and clinicians to celebrate, be empowered, and reconnect in person and remotely …

… top physician executives from 3 Permanente Medical Groups — Imelda Dacones, MD, Northwest Permanente; Margaret Ferguson, MD, MBA, Colorado Permanente Medical Group; and Mary Wilson, MD, MPH, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group — hosted the 3-day conference …

… several local in-person events allowed participants to gather in one place to listen, learn, and share ideas (such as at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine in Southern California) …

… workshops focused on keys to strong leadership, physician and clinician wellness, and allyship to support an equitable, inclusive, and diverse culture …

… throughout the weekend, speakers and guests had opportunities to share their personal #WIM stories and experiences …

… there also were plenty of opportunities to bond as a medical community and have fun along the way …

… and, once the festivities were through, people left the conference with a heightened sense of unity and gratitude …

View the session on-demand (registration for the event may be required).