Event: Is medicine still a patriarchy? Wednesday 6 November, McEwan Hall.

Is medicine still a patriarchy?

Does gender inequality still exist in the medical profession?

Wednesday 6 November

McEwan Hall, The University of Edinburgh

Doors at 6.30pm for 7pm

Free tickets: https://edmeddeb19.eventbrite.co.uk

Part of Edinburgh Medical School’s series of Edinburgh Seven anniversary events:

Edinburgh Medical Students Council and Edinburgh Medical School would like to invite you to a panel discussion about gender equality in the medical profession.

The evening will be chaired by Professor Mona Siddiqui, Chair in Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh

Speakers include:

Dr Fizzah Ali, Neurology Registrar and Editor, Medical Woman Magazine

Professor Lorna Marson, Professor of Transplant Surgery (University of Edinburgh) and Honorary Consultant Transplant Surgeon.

Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director of Portia

Dr Ellen McCourt, Former Chair, BMA Junior Doctors Committee

Dr Richard Weller, Honorary NHS Consultant Dermatologist and Principal Investigator

Wesley McLoughlin, Year 3 MBChB student, Edinburgh Medical School.

There will be breaks for Q&A throughout the evening and a vote will be taken at the beginning and end of the evening, to help inform your vote.

Doors at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

There will be a reception after the debate to which everyone is welcome. This event is free and open to all.