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You in Medicine

1.

Who are your role models in medicine? Who are your non-traditional role models in medicine?

2.

Is it important to have role models who are visibly, culturally, and/or ethnically similar to you?

3.

Do you feel you are represented in the academic and professional leaders in medicine?

4.

Who is underrepresented in medical school? In the profession? In medical leadership? Why?

5.

What are the markers of respect and achievement in medicine?

6.

Who is most able to have success in these areas?

7.

Why do we value some things over others?

This activity is valued by the profession, true or false ?
1.Big research grants
True     False
2.Attending your child's soccer game
True     False
3.Patient care
True     False
4.Education
True     False
5.Spending extra time with a patient
True     False
6.Spending extra time with a student who is having difficulty
True     False
7.Pursuing non-medical interests
True     False
8.Taking time off to relax
True     False
9.Staying home when you are feeling unwell
True     False
10.Becoming Dean
True     False
11.Spending unstructured time with family and friends
True     False
12.Volunteering with your neighbourhood or religious community
True     False
13.Having a publication in a big-name journal
True     False

1.

Are your priorities the same as the profession's ?

If not, why ?

2.

From the list above, what are the 5 most important things for you ?

3.

Are these your priorities now ? If so, how do you maintain them and how do you intend to protect them into the future ? If they are not, why ?