Warren Alpert Medical School partners with Time’s Up Healthcare as founding signatory.
The Warren Alpert Medical School is among six medical schools to declare support for the goals of Time’s Up Healthcare, a new affiliate of the Time’s Up Foundation that will focus on ensuring safe and equitable workplaces for women in the health care industry.
Launched March 1, Time’s Up Healthcare aims to drive new policies and decisions that result in more balanced, diverse, and accountable leadership; address workplace discrimination, harassment, and abuse; and create equitable and safe work cultures within all facets of the health care industry.
As a founding signatory, Brown’s medical school expressed its commitment to those goals as it trains future physician-scientists to become both leading clinical practitioners and researchers on the leading edge of catalyzing biomedical innovations.
“At the Warren Alpert Medical School, we know that improving the climate for women and underrepresented minorities in academic medicine will translate to improvements in patient care, medical education and research,” says Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD, assistant dean for women in medicine and science and an associate professor of medicine and of psychiatry and human behavior. “We are committed to efforts that address the systemic changes needed to improve the culture and climate for women in medicine, including the important work of Time’s Up Healthcare.”
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