Commitments for advancing women in medicine

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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:

Post-it notes on wall
The advancing women in medicine commitment wall
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Dr Nikita Kanani: "Talk about values-based female leadership and bring many along with me"
Woman holding note
Dr Binita Kane: "Develop leadership training in my trust"
Woman holding note
Vijaya Nath: "Find, support and develop women doctors"
Woman holding note
Sarah Massie: "Coach and mentor women leaders"
Woman holding note
Elizabeth Ball: "Get every member of staff in my trust to say 'hello, my name is...'"
Woman holding note
Dr Kath Higgins: "Continue to develop a supportive network for women doctors"
Woman holding note
Harika Basharan: "I think I will do something about that... to compassionate leaders"
Woman holding note
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones: "Increase membership of Medical Women's Federation and promote members' careers"
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Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash: "Actively seek out opportunities to mentor/support more junior women in academia"
Women holding note
Dr Katy Petty-Saphon: "Identify issues limiting women's progress and address them"
Woman holding note
Nicola Hartley: Personally champion the need for more women leaders
Woman holding note
Barbara Buckley: "Invest now for the future"
Woman holding note
Dr Kate Granger: "Continue to promote #hellomynameis and focus on role of women in leading individual campaigns"
Woman holding note
Dr Carolyn Johnston: "Thank my role models in person and be a role model for others"
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Amile Inusa: "Encourage my student peers and colleagues to make inclusive leadership a priority"
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Dr Olivia Jagger: "Support female medical students and junior doctors to see themselves as leaders"
Woman holding note
Dr Alys Cole-KIng: "Support women to build resilience and resourcefulness"
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Dr Reena Aggarwal: "Promote difference in choices and career paths as positive"
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Attendees of the advancing women in medicine summit

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