Update 15 June 2022: the Tackling Inequalities conference, originally due to take place on 23 June 2022, has been postponed. It will now take place in Autumn 2022 and the new date will be announced in due course.
The Royal Society of Medicine is sharing inspiring stories today of women in healthcare, medicine and science, to mark International Women’s Day 2022.
Michele Acton, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Medicine, said: “Women at the Royal Society of Medicine are making exceptional contributions to healthcare, medicine and science and supporting our mission of sharing learning and supporting innovation.
“I am proud to work alongside them as the Society strives to achieve our vision of better healthcare for better lives.
“Today, on International Women’s Day 2022, we are sharing just some of their many inspiring stories.”
The day coincides with the RSM’s launch of a major programme on Tackling Inequalities. The multi-year initiative will be launched in full at a special conference on 23 June 2022, developed in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement.
NHS England’s Director – Health Inequalities, Dr Bola Owolabi, will be the keynote speaker at the conference, along with Professor Sir Michael Marmot. The full programme and booking details will be shared in the coming weeks but you can register your interest now.
Today’s #IWD22 spotlight features women working in diverse fields. It includes: