2021 Magee-Womens Summit
On November 16-18, 2021, the Magee-Womens Summit will convene scientific and clinical innovators to discuss transformative women's health and reproductive biology in the 21st century.
Magee-Womens Research Institute Announces Finalists for $1 Million Prize
Magee-Womens Research Institute will award the $1 million Magee Prize to an international team of scientists during the Magee-Womens Summit November 16-18, 2021.
Finding Comfort in the Familiar - A Look at How Diversity Improves the Care Experience
“I think we need more community partnerships, so the community looks at us favorably and considers us as a place to work,” Dr. Sarah Napoe says. Within the next five years, she’d like to see UPMC Magee-Womens increase its percentage of underrepresented minorities among residents and fellows: “If you train people, they get to know you well, and they know what they’re getting into.”
Artist-Turned-Patient Donates Painted Guitars to Raise Funds for Women’s Health
Artist Michelle Piscitani’s life has improved dramatically since Dr. Nicole Donnellan treated her endometriosis. That’s why Michelle has painted two guitars that will be auctioned as part of the Women Who Rock Benefit Concert on October 16.
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