Laurie Zephyrin, MD, MPH, MBA This article originally appeared on STAT News: reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.  Laurie Zephyrin, M.D., is the vice president for health care delivery system reform at The Commonwealth Fund, a member of Women of Impact, and a WHAMglobal Board Member. I have had babies, delivered other women’s babies, and worked in a […]

Vinny Arora, MD This article originally appeared on the Society of Hospital Medicine’s The Hospitalist. —————— The word legacy has been synonymous with death to me. When so and so dies, we discuss their legacy. I had a powerful experience that changed my mind on this word that is befitting for this Legacies column. Seven years […]

Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP I was recently honored to be part of a panel of leaders in child health at the 2019 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Making Our Mark: Pediatricians, Leadership, and Impact on Child Health. When my colleague and post-doc cohort alumnus from UCSF, Elena Fuentes Afflick reached out I was thrilled. She […]

Joanne Conroy, MD and Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP This has been such a disheartening and soul crushing week. It began last Wednesday when a white man with a history of violence shot and killed two African-Americans at a Kentucky Kroger store following a failed attempt to barge into a black church. Mail bombs […]

Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA & Joanne Conroy, MD This article originally appeared on the NEJM Catalyst page.  It was written by Women of Impact members Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA & Joanne Conroy, MD.  Women of Impact Co-Authors include: Vineet Arora, Anne Beal, Chloe Bird, Ann Bonham, Kathy Buto, Lynne Chafetz, Deborah Chang, Ceci Connolly, Lisa David, […]