Women of Impact Blog

Latest updates from our members.

Women of Impact, Delaware Valley Host: Dr. Elizabeth Leilani Lee

WOI: Delaware Valley are excited to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Leilani Lee, Division Health of Internal Medicine at Cooper Health who will discuss and host an interactive workshop on "Goal Setting and Time Management: How do I align my time with my goals?" Dr. Lee is a full time physician, mom of 2, and physician leader.  Join us on Tuesday Fe...
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Women of Impact: Delaware Valley Host Dr. Vivian Lee

WOI: Delaware Valley are excited to welcome Dr. Vivian Lee to a virtual meeting, November 12th, at 7:30pm- 8:30pm to discuss her new book "The Long Fix: Solving America's Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone." We will navigate the limitations of our current health system, as well as tangible solutions for health equity. We...
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Women of Impact Statement on Racial Injustice and Solidarity

As women executives that represent all sectors of the healthcare industry, the Women of Impact stand together with our Black community in shock, mourning, and outrage of the killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis, of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. Women of Impact believe Black Lives Matter. These acts of violence ag...
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Women of Impact: Public Health Cohort Gathers in Pittsburgh

Two dozen members of the newly established Women of Impact Public Health Cohort gathered in Pittsburgh last month to reflect and recharge. Meeting August 7-9 at the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's airy 26th floor conference space, the women participated in an intensive leadership development training presented by the de Beaumont Foundation, which ad...
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#WOMENatHLTH : Join Women of Impact at HLTH 2019! (& Discounted Registration!)

Join Women of Impact at the 2019  HLTH | Create Health's Future conference from October 27-30 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas! HLTH (pronounced "health") is a one-of-a-kind ecosystem event for the health industry, and it's on a mission to bring together 5,000+ senior leaders to solve the most pressing problems facing healthcare today a...
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Pregnancy-Related Deaths Reflect How Implicit Bias Harms Women. We Need To Fix That.

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 bu...
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