Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Commitments for advancing women in medicine This content relates to the following topics: Equality and diversity Part of Women in medicine Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Saturday 07 March 2015 At our summit in January 2015, we asked people what they would do to help advance women in medicine and to record their pledge on our commitment wall. Here's what they wrote:The advancing women in medicine commitment wallDr Nikita Kanani: "Talk about values-based female leadership and bring many along with me"Dr Binita Kane: "Develop leadership training in my trust"Vijaya Nath: "Find, support and develop women doctors"Sarah Massie: "Coach and mentor women leaders"Elizabeth Ball: "Get every member of staff in my trust to say 'hello, my name is...'"Dr Kath Higgins: "Continue to develop a supportive network for women doctors"Harika Basharan: "I think I will do something about that... to compassionate leaders"Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones: "Increase membership of Medical Women's Federation and promote members' careers"Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash: "Actively seek out opportunities to mentor/support more junior women in academia"Dr Katy Petty-Saphon: "Identify issues limiting women's progress and address them"Nicola Hartley: Personally champion the need for more women leadersBarbara Buckley: "Invest now for the future"Dr Kate Granger: "Continue to promote #hellomynameis and focus on role of women in leading individual campaigns"Dr Carolyn Johnston: "Thank my role models in person and be a role model for others"Amile Inusa: "Encourage my student peers and colleagues to make inclusive leadership a priority"Dr Olivia Jagger: "Support female medical students and junior doctors to see themselves as leaders"Dr Alys Cole-KIng: "Support women to build resilience and resourcefulness"Dr Reena Aggarwal: "Promote difference in choices and career paths as positive"Attendees of the advancing women in medicine summitSee more on women in medicine You may also be interested in Audio Race equality in the NHS workforce What can be done about race inequality in the NHS workforce? How can we ensure representative leadership happens? Helen McKenna talks with Yvonne Coghill, Dionne Daniel and Ben Morrin. Active project Inequalities and inclusion in NHS providers Research shows that not enough progress has been made to address discrimination against black, Asian and minority ethnic staff in the NHS. This project will seek to understand what discrimination looks and feels like, and what impact it has on individuals, teams and organisations. Audio Working 9 to 5: Poppy Jaman on mental health and the work–life balance What should employers be doing to keep us well? And what language should we use when we talk about mental health? Poppy Jaman OBE, Chief Executive of City Mental Health Alliance, chats with Helen McKenna about mental health in the workplace, and shares her advice for future leaders. Diversity and inclusion: at the Fund and in the health and care system The King’s Fund is committed to supporting greater diversity and inclusion both in our own work and across health and care systems. This is essential to deliver our vision and values.