Tag: women in science

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Devising New Ways to Improve the Bioengineering of Blood Vessels

Imagine you’re building a house from scratch. You know the components you’ll need: foundation, framework, walls, a roof, plumbing and electricity, to name a few. But there’s a lot more that goes into the process. How do you wire each room for electricity and connect the plumbing to sinks and showers? How do you hook […]

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Building a Support Network for Women Scientists: A Q&A with the Women in Science Coalition

There is no doubt that women have made significant contributions to science and other fields, but women remain vastly underrepresented and face a number of challenges. That’s why two of women from the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging decided to band together and form a coalition.

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Postdoc Profile: Hannah Twarkowski, PhD

Hannah Twarkowski, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Amar Sahay, PhD, investigating how neurons can write, update and store memories.

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Celebrating Women in Medicine Month 2019: Congratulations Claflin Award Winners

This year six scientists were named as Claflin Distinguished Scholars, and in honor of their achievements and Women in Medicine Month, we celebrate them.

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A Few Lessons Learned on Imposter Syndrome from Dr. Valerie Young

Have you ever felt like you are the least qualified person in the room who somehow managed to fool everyone into thinking you belong there? If so, you’re not alone, and this feeling is actually a well-known psychological phenomenon called imposter syndrome.

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Mass General Celebrates Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day 2019

The month of March is Women’s History Month, and every year on March 8th we recognize International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievements of women, support gender equality and raise awareness against gender bias.

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Increasing Advancement Opportunities for Women in Science and Medicine

Despite progress, gender disparities still exist in science and medicine. Recent research has found that women are often offered lower pay and do not receive equal opportunities to advance to leadership positions. Mothers are also at a disadvantage in trying to balance their professional and personal lives. To help address this disparity, Mass General’s Claflin Distinguished […]

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Podcast Showcases Mass General Female Leaders

Massachusetts General Hospital recently launched a new podcast called “Charged,” featuring some of the hospital’s leading female voices. The podcast is devoted to showcasing the passion and talent of Mass General staff, while uncovering stories of the relentless daily pursuit to break boundaries and provide exceptional care. In the first episode, Katrina Armstrong, MD, physician-in-chief, discusses […]

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Celebrating Women in Science and Medicine: Interview with Julie Levison

During the month of March, Massachusetts General Hospital is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting our outstanding women scientists, physicians and staff members. In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing a few of their profiles, and be sure to visit the women’s history month landing page to see the full series. Julie Levison, MD, MPH, […]

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Celebrating Women in Science and Medicine: Interview with Erica Shenoy

During the month of March, Massachusetts General Hospital is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting our outstanding women scientists, physicians and staff members. In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing a few of their profiles, and be sure to visit the women’s history month landing page to see the full series. Erica Shenoy, MD, PhD […]

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