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Episode from the podcastGRIT in Medicine

Creating Efficient Organizational Systems to Build Safe, Equitable, and Dignified Workplaces

Released Monday, 11th November 2019
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Guest: Esther Choo, M.D. (@choo_ek

Hosts: Anjali Bhagra, M.D. (@anjalibhagramd) and Joshua B. Murphy, J.D. 

As a health policy researcher, Dr. Esther Choo approaches problems analytically; critically examining the data and sharing the insights. She’s applied this to her work with TIME’S UP Healthcare to address gender equity and sexual harassment in medicine. Some of the same barriers that create health disparities impact the healthcare workforce. Addressing these issues will require changing organizational culture, how do we move to a more horizontal power structure without sacrificing all of the efficiencies of a vertical structure? 

Deeper Dive: 

  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report on Sexual Harassment of Women- Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine https://www.nap.edu/read/24994/chapter/1