Heisler presents at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons conference

Tags: Christine Heisler, FPMRS, research

Christine Heisler, MD, MS, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery presented her research about gender disparities in the field of obstetrics and gynecology at the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons conference in June.

Heisler was invited by the meeting’s scientific program chair to present the special guest lecture “Ready, Set, ACTION! Directions toward Gender Equity in Gynecologic Surgery.” In her lecture, Heisler outlined salary disparities, differences in evaluation, and gaps in promotion between men and women in ob-gyn.

Heisler received a standing ovation for the lecture, which sparked important conversations at the conference. Read some of the powerful reviews of Dr. Heisler’s lecture on Twitter hereherehere, and here!