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Working together: overcoming gender bias in medicine

We are delighted to announce that the Medical Women's Federation and BMA will co-host our first conference, bringing together the leading voices of gender equality in the medical profession.

Date: 01 November 2019

Location: BMA House, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, WC1H 9JP

Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

You are invited to join us as we bring together the leading voices of people working to transform the future for gender equality in the medical profession.

This is your chance to meet your peers, learn from experts and contribute to the discussion on gender bias.

Conference highlights include:

  • Megan Reitz – the impact of bias on how we speak up and listen up
  • Panel discussion – working together for gender equality and inclusivity and the benefits for all
  • Dr Indra Joshi - gender bias in AI: the need for diversity and inclusivity in health tech
  • Interactive session on gender equality in medicine
  • We hear from speaker Prerana Issar, Chief People Officer
  • Dr Philippa Whitford MP – Health in all policies

CPD accreditation has been applied for.

Lunch will be provided with refreshments served from 9.30am.

Childcare facilities will be available, free of charge, in order to support your attendance at the conference. Please request further information about this on the conference application form.


Places are limited, so register as soon as possible.

Please note that the BMA cannot meet any travel, subsistence or accommodation costs for anyone attending the conference.

Conference fees are listed on the Medical Women's Federation website when you register. 

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BMA House, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, WC1H 9JP.



Equality, inclusion and culture team

Email: [email protected]

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