Do you have a distinct memory that defines your experience as a woman in medicine?Then this conversation will speak to you! In this episode, Dr. Robin Davies interviews Dr. Andrea Austin, both authors in book 4 of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats. Dr. Austin shares her background and previews her book chapter which focuses on gender bias. Any sister doc will enjoy and relate to both the challenges and successes shared in this episode!

Dr. Austin graduated medical school from the University of Iowa. She completed an emergency medicine residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD). In 2016, she deployed to Iraq as part of a Shock Trauma Platoon. She was the first female emergency medicine physician to be stationed at Navy Trauma Training Center (NTTC) at LA County + USC, one of the busiest trauma centers in the United States. Dr. Austin works in Southern California as an emergency physician, simulation educator, and coach.

Key Takeaways

[01:37] Dr. Austin shares a story that helped inspire her book chapter

[06:52] How gender bias has influenced her career 

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