Postponed: Dr. Brodsky’s lecture “Where Real Life and Medicine Interface: A Feminist’s Journey to Unlocking the Secrets of the Tonsils”
Posted: September 11, 2013 by UI Health Marketing
Lecture Cancelled. New time to be announced when scheduled.
Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Invites you to a special presentation by Linda Brodsky, MD, FACS, Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Advocate, and Mentor to Women in Medicine, "Where Real Life and Medicine Interface: A Feminist's Journey to Unlocking the Secrets of the Tonsils"
Linda Brodsky, MD is an accomplished surgeon, teacher, researcher and advocate. She was the first woman to be named a full tenured
Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics at the University at Buffalo where she served for 25 years. She is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and book chapters, and has published 2 books. She has lectured on four continents and served in multiple leadership roles, including 20 years as Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
After a ten year legal battle claiming gender discrimination, she founded Women MD Resources, an organization dedicated to creating an equitable healthcare workplace for women physicians. Her personal website www.lindabrodskymd.com provides more information on Dr. Brodsky's remarkable medical career and her work in advocacy for women is found at www.womenmdresources.com. She continues her very busy clinical practice in Buffalo where she lives with her husband, Saul Greenfield, MD and raised her three children, Jeremy, Dana and Rebecca.
RSVP to Beth at 312.413.7787 or BethB@uic.edu
This is a free lecture made possible by the generosity of Dr. Louis and Nina Scaramella. Donations to either of the funds shown below are greatly appreciated.
The Now Hear This! Fund
Your donation will help advance the quality of life and treatment for people experiencing hearing loss. The fund will accomplish this through improved patient resources, clinical care, education and research. http://www.nowhearthisfund.org/index.asp
The One Voice Fund
Your donation will help restore communication in laryngeal cancer patients. The fund provides resources for patients with limited insurance who cannot afford a tracheoesophageal prosthesis to speak. http://www.onevoicefund.org/