8 episodes

Tune in for candid conversations with women in surgery from Connecticut Children’s – a premier, regional pediatric health care system. Topics range from emerging research to career advice to the unique challenges female surgeons face when breaking into in a male-dominated field.

Women in Surgery Connecticut Children's

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Tune in for candid conversations with women in surgery from Connecticut Children’s – a premier, regional pediatric health care system. Topics range from emerging research to career advice to the unique challenges female surgeons face when breaking into in a male-dominated field.

    Parental Leave in Healthcare

    Parental Leave in Healthcare

    Current family medical leave policies in the United States are often inadequate and often difficult to put into effective practice in the world of healthcare. Physician mothers frequently stitch together a patchwork of sick days, vacation, and unpaid time off to recover, provide care, and bond with their child before returning to work. This can easily lead to burnout or career dissatisfaction. With substantial growth in the proportion of women graduating from medical school, factors sur...

    • 40 min
    Being a Pregnant Surgeon

    Being a Pregnant Surgeon

    Young professionals and medical students may believe that having a family in this type of field is intangible or frowned upon. But our women in surgery at Connecticut Children's share that "Nothing is impossible!" Tune in to listen to strong and mighty surgeon moms talk about their experiences and challenges as a pregnant surgeon pre- and post- training.

    • 33 min
    Leadership

    Leadership

    Tune in for a special episode of the Women in Surgery podcast as our grand finale for Season 2. Our women in surgery requested a meaningful discussion around leadership for our listening ears. Discover what it means to be in the C-suite and how You can aspire to inspire or lead others too.

    • 47 min
    Gender, Behavior, and Perceptions

    Gender, Behavior, and Perceptions

    A study published in HBR in 2017 concluded that there was almost no perceptible difference in the behaviors of men and women from the extensive data that was collected and analyzed. So if the behaviors are the same, what explains the differences in the outcomes, for example of fewer women’s promotions into leadership? Tune in to listen to our surgeons' experiences and reasoning for situational awareness.

    • 40 min
    Pay Equity

    Pay Equity

    Welcome back to Season 2. In this season, we bring it back with a broad focus on gender differences. This episode enlightens our listeners with the gender wage gap that remains a stubborn and painful reminder of the gender inequality we have yet to overcome. In the HR realm, executives look to validate that compensation is tied to an acceptable reason but are there underlying factors that continue to contribute to the inequality in compensation? Tune in to learn from the experience...

    • 30 min
    Maintaining a Sense of Wellness

    Maintaining a Sense of Wellness

    Pre-COVID, finding the right time for everything felt like a challenge and a fair line between burnout and stress. Throw COVID in there and it can feel like we've been sitting on this giant balance wheel unable to stay balanced in our personal and professional lives. Tune in to listen to how we operate when it comes to maintaining your sense of well-being.

    • 31 min

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