Women in Medicine Month webinar: Women physician leaders and balance

Webinar (nonseries)
Women in Medicine Month webinar: Women physician leaders and balance
Sep 28, 2023

The annual Women in Medicine Month webinar, sponsored by the Women Physicians Section (WPS), celebrates women physicians and students.

Plan to attend the Women in Medicine Month webinar on Sept. 28

Register for our annual AMA-WPS Women in Medicine Month webinar on Sept. 28 at noon Central. Join us as Angela Chaudhari, MD, presenter; Jill Jin, MD, presenter; Roxana Mehran, MD, presenter; Elisa Choi, MD, moderator; and Siri Holton, MD, moderator, discuss ways to support women in medicine as they face challenges in aligning their career goals with personal responsibilities.

Angela Chaudhari, MD

Angela Chaudhari, MD

Dr. Chaudhari is an associate professor and vice chair of faculty affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She serves as the chief of Gynecology and Gynecologic Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital managing gynecologic quality, safety and operations.

She serves as the director of the P2P Network, a physician peer support program helping support physicians through adverse events, distressful patient situations and physician burnout at Northwestern Medicine.

Jill Jin, MD

Jill Jin, MD

Dr. Jin is a practicing internist at Northwestern Medicine and clinical associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, senior physician advisor for Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability at the American Medical Association, and associate editor for JAMA.

Since 2016, she worked with the AMA in combating physician burnout–focused on reducing “pajama time” and promoting work-life integration. She is a proud mom of a 5-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son, who continue to motivate her to help organizations support women clinicians at all stages in their careers.

Roxana Mehran, MD


Dr. Mehran–an internationally renowned clinical research expert in interventional cardiovascular disease–leads the Lancet Commission on Women’s Cardiovascular Diseases. In 2019, she founded Women as One, dedicated to advancing opportunities for women in medicine. Some of her other accomplishments:

  • Founder and former chief scientific officer, Cardiovascular Research Foundation
  • Director, Women Heart and Vascular Center at Mount Sinai Heart
  • Director, Center for Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials
  • Endowed Mount Sinai Professor in Cardiovascular Clinical Research and Outcomes
  • Being named in Clarivate Analytics: “Most Cited Researchers – Top 1%” and “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” (Thomson Reuters) for the past four consecutive years
Elisa Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Elisa Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Dr. Choi, a dual board-certified internal medicine and infectious diseases physician, is a Harvard Medical School clinical faculty member, and her department’s chief of internal medicine.

She is an elected member at-large of the WPS Governing Council, and an appointed member of the ACP delegation to the AMA House of Delegates. Dr. Choi is the first woman, and only Asian American female, to serve as Governor in the history of the Massachusetts ACP Chapter. She was the first Asian American woman to be elected as chair of the Board of Governors of ACP. 

Siri Holton, MD

Siri Holton, MD

Dr. Holton is originally from Apple Valley, Minnesota and completed her medical degree at the University of Minnesota. She then completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at ChristianaCare in Delaware, and now serves as an attending physician at ChristianaCare.

She serves as vice chair and Young Physicians Section representative on the AMA Women Physicians Section Governing Council. Additionally, as an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Dr. Holton serves as the AMA Young Physicians Section liaison to the ACOG Junior Fellow College Advisory Council.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Presenters
  3. Moderators