WIO Day was held on March 8 in conjunction with International Women's Day, which is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Here are a few ways the occasion was commemorated in 2021. For more social media activity, search #WomenInOtolaryngology.
The women in otolaryngology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center had a virtual happy hour with a discussion centered around the published paper, “Barriers Pushed Aside: Insights on Career and Family Success from Women Leaders in Academic Otolaryngology.”
(Meyer TK, Bergmark R, Zatz M, Sardesai MG, Litvack JR, Starks Acosta A. Barriers Pushed Aside: Insights on Career and Family Success from Women Leaders in Academic Otolaryngology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Aug;161(2):257-264.)
Loma Linda University Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, and otolaryngology colleagues in the inland empire region held an outdoor screening of the history of WIO documentary, “Four Days in Boston,” followed by discussion.
AAO-HNS Past President Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, Sabina Omerhodzic, MD, and Ellie Morse, MD, (seated) celebrated at the Bronx VA Hospital by donating to the WIO Endowment, sporting their pins, and showing their strength!