Advancing women in medicine summit

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Event highlights

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Jeremy Hunt: a government view on advancing women in medicine

Dr Kate Granger: what support do I need as a female emerging medical leader?

Dame Sally Davies: what can organisations do to improve women's ability to achieve their potential?

Panel session: how can the NHS move from 'rhetoric to action'?

Vijaya Nath in conversation with Clare Marx

About the summit

The aim of this summit was to move from debating the issues facing women doctors in leadership positions, to agreeing the actions for change. The summit was a significant demonstration of our ongoing commitment to building medical leadership, including growing and supporting the pipeline of future medical leaders.

We collaborated with the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM), The British Medical Association (BMA), Medical Women’s Federation (MWF) and The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) to signal our intention to encourage the system to take action in this area.