Tag: women in medicine

Mahnoor Javed (1 Posts)

Nursing Student Contributing Writer

University of Windsor

Mahnoor Javed is in her third year of Nursing. She is passionate about health care and is interested in the Environmental determinants of health. She is the Membership executive for RNAO's Ontario Nurses for the Environment Interest Group. Furthermore, her passion for writing has made her the National November Writing Month's Municipal Liaison for the Windsor Region since 2017, where she's completed two 50,000+ word novel projects. She hopes to make an impact on the world in any way - be it through her medical impact, or through the power of words.




A Different Perspective on Gender in Medicine

I have never felt as though my gender has affected my ability to succeed in medicine. I have never received “the short end of the stick,” and I have never felt discriminated against in any way. My medical knowledge and clinical reasoning have never been questioned because I am a woman, and no preceptor has ever doubted my career aspirations, no matter how grandiose they might seem.

Chaitali Korgaonkar Chaitali Korgaonkar (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer

Albany Medical College

I am currently a medical student at Albany Medical College. I love listening to music, playing video games, cooking, baking, and hanging out with my cat Cinnamon in my free time. My medical interests are primarily in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. I am originally from Connecticut, and have loved living in New England for most of my life. Hope you enjoy reading some of my pieces!