Academic Grand Rounds

Why is Jack More Likely to Become Department Chair than Jill?

Molly Carnes, MD, MS
Professor, Departments of Medicine
Psychiatry and Industrial & Systems Engineering
Director, Center for Women's Health Research
Director, Women Veterans Health Program
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Co-Director, Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Butler Hospital ◊ Ray Hall Conference Center ◊ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: Recognize how cultural stereotypes lead to cognitive biases that can unintentionally and unwittingly influence perceptions and judgments of individuals from a stereotyped group; Discuss how "role congruity" exists for men but not women in leadership roles; and Describe at least two strategies one can practice to "break the bias habit" and align unintentional biases with equalitarian beliefs.

Disclosure: Dr. Carnes has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This activity is not supported by a commercial entity.