What We Bring to the Practice of Medicine: four local authors discuss women in the field of healthcare

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Local authors Kim Greene-Liebowitz, Katharine Miao, Rachel Kowalsky and Dana Corriel will discuss their book, What We Bring to the Practice of Medicine, a collection of compelling, nonfiction essays that capture the essence of being a woman in medicine, and allow the reader a glimpse behind the white curtain. The essays are relatable and require no medical background. The authors will share their own experiences in medicine, the backstory of how the book came to be, and a little bit about the history of women in medicine. Hint - it starts much farther back than you'd expect!  

Whether you're a physician, a patient or just curious, we'd love to see you!

Dana Corriel, MD is an internist who is the founder/CEO of SoMeDocs (doctorsonsocialmedia.com), which supports physician and healthcare innovation, networking and resource development. Corriel is an advisor to digital startups and individual brands. She has taught at conferences such as Harvard’s Writing, Publishing, & Social Media for Healthcare Professionals and has appeared on a number of podcasts. Her writing and commentary can be found on such media sources as the LA Times, The Boston Globe, Huff Post, and Medscape. Dr. Corriel has been recognized as a Top Ten Internist to Follow on Twitter by Medical Economics and a Top 20 Social Media Physician Influencer by Medscape. 

Kimberly Greene-Liebowitz, MD, MPH is an emergency and urgent care physician with over a decade of clinical experience; she also holds a master of public health degree in epidemiology. Greene-Liebowitz is a writer, editor, and beta reader who authored a chapter in The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases, several publications for the CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse, and two fantasy novels that are still in revision. Currently, she is at work on a kosher, gluten-free cookbook. She lives with her husband and two children in Scarsdale. In her spare time, she is a gluten free / kosher chef, celiac advocate, voracious reader, and reluctant supporter of her family’s baseball habit

Katharine Miao, MD is a regional medical director and partner at Summit-CityMD, the largest urgent care chain in the Metro New York City area. She is an emergency and urgent care physician who trained in the New York area. Miao lives with her husband and two children in Scarsdale and enjoys travel and gardening.

Rachel Kowalsky, MD, MPH, is a pediatric emergency physician and assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. She is the Director of New York Presbyterian's Emergency Medicine Humanities Academic Practice Track and Associate Director of Cornell Emergency Medicine's DiversifiED Summer Apprenticeship Programs. Her essays have been published in several anthologies, Journal of the American Medical Association, and Hektoen International, and she uses poetry and prose in her teaching to support discussions about cultural competence, humanism, and physician wellness.