22 minutes | Mar 5, 2021

#34 Physician-as-Advocate

In this episode of Doctors Who Create, co-producer Mekala Neelakantan interviews Dr. Shikha Jain (@ShikhaJainMD), a hematology and oncology physician who has found creative ways to advocate for her patients and colleagues. She founded IMPACT, a COVID-19 action and advocacy group, the Women in Medicine Summit and Symposium, and the Rush Center for the Advancement of Women in Health Care, just to name a few. Dr. Jain also has devoted her time to writing, public speaking, and research.  To learn more about her work, you can listen to her podcast, Oncology Overdrive: https://www.healio.com/news/hematology-oncology/resources/oncology-overdrive/2020-episodes. Or check out her TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHEyWOYXW80.  At Doctors Who Create, our podcasts are brought to you by Darlina Liu and Mekala Neelakantan. Music for this episode is credited to the band, Nightfloat. As always, please tweet us (@doctorscreate) with any questions, comments, or feedback!
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