Helpful articles and WIA information
Women in Anesthesiology supports a website where you can visit to stay up to date on our new happenings, visit our blogs and resources, and donate to us! WIA, Inc is volunteer-run. Every dollar you donate goes to developing resources to strengthen women’s advancement in anesthesiology.Read More
I love my job. I feel like my work is meaningful, my hospitals provide a very high level of care, the patients are complicated, and I enjoy my colleagues. My training is extensive. My undergraduate degree was in Women’s Studies, but I ultimately went to medical school. I did three years of residency in general […]Read More
If you are a physician reading this, please pat yourself on the back. You made it through medical school and residency so, de facto, you have both resiliency and grit (serious buzzwords, y’all). But as anyone who has gone through these professional challenges, it often doesn’t seem so. I am 44 years old and am […]Read More
A few years ago, my colleagues and I started a non-profit called Women in Anesthesiology. I started medical school late and had two children in residency (earning the delightful label of elderly primigravida or, if you prefer, geriatric pregnancy). My co-resident and I noticed few women in our department, and even fewer in leadership. We […]Read More
Check out what we are up to!Our fourth annual meeting
Women in Anesthesiology will have its fourth annual meeting on October 12th in San Francisco (the evening preceding the start of ASA 2018).
Location – THE LAUNDRY, 3359 26th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
A big congrats to these featured WIA members.
Dr. Harriet W. Hopf, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology, received the University of Utah’s Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women last month. https://attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff/fostering-womens-growth-and-achievement/Read More