Erika Strazdins

MWS NSW Mentoring Program

We are inviting you to be part of a mentoring program designed to be fun, supportive and nurturing for women doctors. Mentoring is the process whereby a more experienced, empathetic person (the mentor) guides another individual (the mentee) in the development and examination of their own ideas, learning, and personal… Read More »MWS NSW Mentoring Program

Level has written a pivotal paper about gender pay gap in surgery

Level Medicine

The Medical Women Society of New South Wales are deeply interested in nurturing and supporting the next generation of doctors. From 2018 we have established a partnership with an incredible grassroots organisation, Level Medicine. Level was established in 2015 by a group of medical students in response to a series… Read More »Level Medicine

2019 Careers Workshop

  Pursuing professional goals in medicine is becoming an increasingly competitive process. To practically address this challenge the MWS of NSW holds a Career Development Workshop, and had one on one advice from expert facilitators including A/Prof. Deb Colville, Dr Sharon Miskell, Dr Lisa Potter, Dr Monique Atkinson, and Ms Anita Fletcher.… Read More »2019 Careers Workshop

June 2019 Careers Workshop

  Pursuing professional goals in medicine is becoming an increasingly competitive process. To practically address this challenge the MWS of NSW holds a Career Development Workshop, and had one on one advice from expert facilitators including A/Prof. Deb Colville, Dr Sharon Miskell, Dr Lisa Potter, Dr Monique Atkinson, and Ms Anita Fletcher.… Read More »June 2019 Careers Workshop

Association of Domestic Responsibilities With Career Satisfaction for Physician Mothers in Procedural vs Nonprocedural Fields

“Overall, physician mothers continue to carry more domestic responsibility than their spouses or partners, even when they are both physicians. Physician mothers in surgical specialties who claim sole responsibility for most domestic tasks are more likely to report a desire to change careers compared with those who claim responsibility for… Read More »Association of Domestic Responsibilities With Career Satisfaction for Physician Mothers in Procedural vs Nonprocedural Fields

Medical Womens International Association 2018 Report

MWIA has released their report for 2018 – with reports from our participation at global events such as the UN Commission on the Status of Women and WHO Congress, to learn about the activities from our colleagues in other regions, and exciting upcoming events! MWIA Report 2018