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9/27/2022 - Medical Grand Rounds: The No Club: Putting a Stop to Womens Dead-End Work





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

This grand rounds presentation features Lise Vesterlund, PhD. Dr. Vesterlund is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh and the Director of both the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory (PEEL) and the Behavioral Economics Design Initiative (BEDI). Her research on the topic of gender differences in advancement has been featured by The New York Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time Magazine and the Harvard Business Review. In her co-authored new book, The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work, she documents that women are disproportionately asked and expected to take on assignments that go unrewarded, leaving women overcommitted and underutilized as companies forfeit revenue, productivity and top talent.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify non-promotable assignment.
  • Examine the research revealing that non-promotable work predominantly is carried by women and minorities
  • Describe the research examining why work allocations are skewed
  • Discuss individual and organizational solutions to improve the allocation of work

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Accreditation Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements:

Suggested Additional Reading

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This educational activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Lise Vesterlund, PhD. — Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics, Director, BEDI, Director, PEEL, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Economics
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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