Rape, harassment and abuse can happen in any field to any gender. It is especially difficult in medicine because there is an established hierarchy.
Life & Career
AMA member Claire V. Wolfe, MD, has been the first woman leader in many physician organizations and continues to practice as a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist.
AMA member and diagnostic radiologist John A. Knote, MD, has made the right calls within his specialty and in organized medicine to advance patient care and the profession.
AMA member Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD, is a young emergency physician who has helped spearhead advocacy on physician shortages and public health.
AMA member Tyeese L. Gaines, DO, created makeshift Popsicle-stick splints as a child. Now she educates the public on TV and her patients in the emergency department.
AMA member Karen Dionesotes, MPH, has always been interested in science. It is her deep concern for patients as people that drew her to medicine.