Gender Equity Ambassadors

Our Gender Equity Ambassadors act as champions for gender equity in the Department of Medicine and the larger UW Medicine community.

Gender Equity Ambassadors
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Overview 

Ambassadors are volunteers from across the department who support gender equity efforts in many ways. They help colleagues learn about the gender equity efforts happening in the department, gather feedback and encourage others to participate in these efforts, and help guide the work of the Department of Medicine Gender Equity Council. 

 

Eligibility

Any Department of Medicine employee with a passion for gender equity and who wants to help with outreach efforts.

Charge

  1. Promote the work of the GEC within your division and among your colleagues
  2. Share feedback and suggestions:
    • Ideas for content to promote to highlight women and gender minorities in DOM
    • Faculty and Staff Spotlight nominations
    • Events of interest
    • Suggest speakers/topics for Grand Rounds and other speaking engagements
    • Nominate women and gender minorities for awards and leadership roles
  3. Share on social media channels and tag #domgenderequity
  4. Add (copy/paste) the Gender Equity Ambassador graphicGender Equity Ambassador email signature to your email signature

Gender equity ambassador email signatureTo create a hyperlink to our website, add this graphic to your signature block in MS Outlook, click on the image, and click on the insert hyperlink icon.

Paste this URL into the address bar: https://medicine.uw.edu/diversity/gender-equity 

current ambassadors

Tyler Albert Assistant Professor General Internal Medicine
Nisha Bansal Associate Professor Nephrology
Marisa Benich
Marisa Benich Grants & Contracts Manager Nephrology
Marisa Benich Grants & Contracts Manager Nephrology
Grants & Contracts Manager Nephrology
Jake Berman Clinical Instructor General Internal Medicine
Amanda Cai Fellow Cardiology
Sam Caldwell Agreements Manager Department of Medicine
Christine Chung Assistant Professor Cardiology
Ryan Clodfelter Clinical Instructor General Internal Medicine
Başak Çoruh Associate Professor Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Paul Crane Professor General Internal Medicine
Katherine DeNiro Assistant Professor  Dermatology
Lauren Feld Fellow Gastroenterology
Ali Garel Teaching Associate Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Lindsay Gibbon Clinical Assistant Professor General Internal Medicine
Sarah Glick Associate Professor Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Roxanne Hicks Resident Residency Program
Sarah Jackson Associate Professor General Internal Medicine
Jocelyn James Assistant Professor General Internal Medicine
Kay Johnson Associate Professor General Internal Medicine
Lori Joubert Program Coordinator Cardiology
Jeremy Kampp Clinical Associate Professor Dermatology
Christopher Knight Associate Professor General Internal Medicine
Elizabeth Krakow Assistant Professor Medical Oncology
Erin Kross Associate Professor Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Michelle Lynch Administrator General Internal Medicine
Leah Marcotte Assistant Professor General Internal Medicine
Cristina Merkhofer Assistant Professor Medical Oncology
Alexandra Molnar Clinical Associate Professor  General Internal Medicine
Somnath Mookherjee Associate Professor General Internal Medicine
Lan Nguyen Manager, Medicine Electives Medicine Student Programs
Rena Patel Assistant Professor Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Glenda Roberts Director of External Relations & Patient Engagement, KRI Nephrology
Sarah Sanghavi Clinical Assistant Professor Nephrology
Laurie Soine Teaching Associate Cardiology
Nona Sotoodehnia Associate Professor Cardiology
Alex Stoller Fellowship Administrator Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition
Asa Tapley Fellow Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Renata Thronson Clinical Associate Professor General Internal Medicine
Brittany Trudeau Clinical Instructor General Internal Medicine
Judith Tsui Associate Professor  General Internal Medicine
Hootie Warren Professor Medical Oncology
Meagan Williams Clinical Instructor General Internal Medicine
Benjamin Wolpaw Clinical Instructor General Internal Medicine
Luke Wander Assistant Professor General Internal Medicine
Lorena Wright Clinical Associate Professor Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition