Five St. Louis medical students launch 500 Women in Medicine advocacy project

St. Louis Today

They hope to soon launch a database with the names of women who can be a resource for anyone looking for experts in a medical field.

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Scientific American

The field has plenty of talented women, but to reach leadership roles they must have visible and recognizable roles within medicine and in the public.

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Forbes

This new initiative is called 500 Women in Medicine. But it could benefit many, many more people of all genders, both inside and outside medicine.

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U.S. News and World Report

Only 16 percent of leadership positions in health care administration or department levels are filled by women.

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Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Med students launch ‘500 Women in Medicine’ initiative