The COM Pod: an unfiltered look at life at Idaho's first medical school

Celebrating National Women Physicians Day

February 03, 2020 ICOM Episode 7
The COM Pod: an unfiltered look at life at Idaho's first medical school
Celebrating National Women Physicians Day
Show Notes

Happy National Women Physicians Day! February 3 is nationally recognized as Women Physicians Day in the United States. This day marks the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S. in 1849.

In this episode, host Stephanie Dillon is joined by Dr. Sarah Davis, ICOM Assistant Professor of OPP; Student-Doctor Erica Latorre, member of ICOM's Student Government Association and Health Professions Scholarship Program participant; and Student-Doctor Bailey Lervick, President of ICOM's American Medical Women's Association (AMWA). These three women discuss their respective journey to medicine and offer tips to other women interested in becoming physicians.

Links mentioned in the episode:

  • Erica's Instagram: @MedSchoolMessHall
  • Bailey's Instagram: @baileylervick
  • ICOM AMWA Instagram: @icom_amwa
  • Watch "The Feminine Touch" documentary at the following link: https://www.wedu.org/thefemininetouch/ 

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