Published: September 30, 2020

WIO Endowment FY20 Grant Recipients

The WIO Endowment Committee in conjunction with the WIO Governing Council is pleased to announce the following FY20 grant recipients.


Wio EndowmentThe WIO Endowment Committee in conjunction with the WIO Governing Council is pleased to announce the following FY20 grant recipients:

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Molly N. Huston, MD

“Survey to Assess Current Understanding of Gender Bias in Letters of Recommendation”— a research project that will examine letters of recommendation for otolaryngology residency, comparing how male and female applicants are described.

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Amelia F. Drake, MD, and Eileen M. Raynor, MD

“SLAM-DUNC Women in Medicine Program”— a joint leadership skills and career development program offered to ENT women residents and junior faculty in the North Carolina region.

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Maria V. Suurna, MD

“Diversity and Inclusion: Academic Faculty Network Analytics” — a project to measure the diversity and, more importantly, the inclusion of female full-time faculty within Weill Cornell Medicine utilizing Organizational Network Analytics technologies to gather social capital data.

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Debbie A. Aizenberg, MD

“Pregnancy and Fertility among Female Otolaryngologists” — a research study to investigate female otolaryngologists’ knowledge and attitudes regarding fertility and assisted reproductive technologies as well as an evaluation of otolaryngologists’ experiences and motivations with their own pregnancies.


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