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Gender Equality in Healthcare: Stepping up when you need to ‘attend’ to your cause

  1. Stepping Up: When It is Time to “Attend” to Your Cause ESTHER K. CHOO, MD MPH SMACC 2019
  2. Don Berwick: “To try to avoid the political fray through silence is impossible, because silence is now political. Either engage, or assist the harm. There is no third choice.”
  3. Authority / Trust Narratives Data Specific Goals Experience
  4. Michelle Obama: “You will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”

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  1. 8:30 am -Esther on Stepping up: when you need to ‘attend’ to your cause (10 mins) -Rob on Identifying a need: when your city needs Kings Against Violence (10 mins) -Hugh on Framing the issue: when climate change is a medical emergency (10 mins) -Mulinda on Being flexible: when building EM becomes improving primary care (10 mins) -Brian on Engaging with government: when "life is more than a heartbeat" (10 mins) -PANEL Panel discussion & question time (30 mins)
  2. This kind of advocacy – easy, comfortable advocacy – not operating at the top of your capacity
  3. May 4, 2017: my inflection point as an advocate
  4. And so out I went
  5. Started with this
  6. Dec 5, 2017 “It is chilling to see the great institutions of health care….assume that the seat of bystander is available. That seat is gone...
  7. Kept going
  8. And now this – the wild adventure begins In about six months, operating with a volunteer workforce, we brought together 65 women as founders and advisors, 8 signatory healthcare institutions, and 6 major partnerships, including with a labor union representing healthcare workers.
  9. 3. It’s about the work, not you in the work.
  10. My 2 messages: 1. You have everything you need to be an advocate
  11. 2. Don’t go it alone
  12. [headshots of participants and Grace] Intro Rob