52 min

Women in Health Leadership Anecdotal Evidence

The health care industry is powered by women.Women account for more than 76% of hospital employeesmore than77% of people who work in doctors' officesand more than 88% of home health workers. When we consider leadership positions- executive or senior level administration- only 16% of health care leadership positions are held by women with only 11% of those positions being held by women of color. In academia, women have earned the majority of doctorates for eight consecutive years but are only 32 percent of full professors and 30 percent of college presidents.On this episode, Dr. Rena d'Souza and Dr. Tamanna Tiwari help us understand wewe see such a disparity in ourheathleadership, their approaches to leadership in male-dominated areas, strategies for identifying mentors, and empowering women in the health workforce.

The health care industry is powered by women.Women account for more than 76% of hospital employeesmore than77% of people who work in doctors' officesand more than 88% of home health workers. When we consider leadership positions- executive or senior level administration- only 16% of health care leadership positions are held by women with only 11% of those positions being held by women of color. In academia, women have earned the majority of doctorates for eight consecutive years but are only 32 percent of full professors and 30 percent of college presidents.On this episode, Dr. Rena d'Souza and Dr. Tamanna Tiwari help us understand wewe see such a disparity in ourheathleadership, their approaches to leadership in male-dominated areas, strategies for identifying mentors, and empowering women in the health workforce.

52 min