Menders: Love & Leadership in Health Systems

12. Space to thrive for women of color with Dr. Jessica Chen

June 27, 2022 Dr. Nicola De Paul Season 1 Episode 12
Menders: Love & Leadership in Health Systems
12. Space to thrive for women of color with Dr. Jessica Chen
Show Notes

Dr. Jessica Chen is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.

She has focused her career on trauma-focused psychotherapy and research designed to promote health equity for underserved population. 

In this episode, she shares some of her experiences as a woman of color navigating the challenges of academic medicine and other healthcare spaces not designed to empower women of color. 

Listen to find out why she believes that women of color make the best bosses!

And, then consider what you can do as a healthcare leader to share your power and create resilient  and supportive spaces for people of color. Hint, it starts with recruiting people of color or other marginalized identities who specialize in creating safe and supportive spaces to join your organization!

Enjoy!

Bio - Dr. Jessica Chen - https://www.jessicachenphd.com/about

Additional Resources:

To work with Dr. Jessica Chen -  https://www.jessicachenphd.com/

Kemi Doll - 10 lies of academic medicine:  https://www.buzzsprout.com/1729958/8308329-01-ten-lies-of-academic-medicine

 

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