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Science On Tap - Yes, I’m Really A Doctor: How Equity Eludes Women in Medicine and Science
Jul 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian
Doors open at 6:00

$15 General Admission
$8 Students with ID

What kind of person comes to mind when you hear the word “doctor?” If you’re given a choice in a medical emergency, would you trust the female physician as much as the male?

Studies show that many people — from patients and their families to administrators and other medical staff — show an implicit bias against female physicians and scientists, often judging them as less experienced or trustworthy. Esther Choo, MD MPH an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at OHSU and Founder of Equity Quotient is a nationally recognized expert in gender bias in medicine.

At this Science on Tap, Dr. Choo will discuss some of the underlying reasons behind the inequities, limitations to solutions proposed to date, and next steps to creating and sustaining diverse and productive healthcare teams.
Science On Tap | 7:00 PM
Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. Listen to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun—all you need is a thirst for knowledge! more >>>