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March 8, 2019

Westmed Celebrates International Women’s Day

Westmed Celebrates International Women’s Day

Image from left to right: Maureen Adams, Chief Clinical Officer; Dr. Patricia Calayag, Deputy Medical Director; Dr. Sandra Kesh, Deputy Medical Director; Karen Dolman, Chief Operating Officer.

Westmed Medical Group has a strong female workforce. Every day these women show their dedication to delivering quality care to patients in Westchester and Fairfield counties. We proudly celebrate their many achievements that help us to improve the health in the communities we serve, and help us succeed as a group.

“Women play a prominent role at Westmed whether they’re physicians, nurses, front desk staff, lab technicians or in any role that our patients encounter during their healthcare journey – and we believe in empowering the women in our organization to learn, grow and build their careers”, says Karen Dolman, Chief Operating Officer.

Today, female healthcare leaders only account for approximately 20 percent of executive roles in the industry*. At Westmed, we are proud that 71% of our top executives are female, and we champion these women that continue to support our mission of delivering comprehensive, lifelong care to our patients.

Did you Know?

• 81 percent of our staff at senior management level and above is female
• 71 percent of Westmed’s executive team is female
• 46 percent of our physicians are female vs. the national average of 35 percent**

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It has been celebrated for over a century and it marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

 

 

 

 

 

*Stat taken from: https://www.healthecareers.com/article/healthcare-news/does-healthcare-have-a-gender-problem
**National stat taken from the Kaiser Family Foundation