Episode #37: On Whatever Career Path You Choose, #FindYourTribe (Scrubs & Heels is focused on empowering women in GI)

Two out of five GI fellows are women but account for less 18 percent of practicing gastroenterologists, and the number of women in leadership positions is even lower. Dr. Anita Afzali and Dr. Aline Charabaty share their experience in gastroenterology with host Lisa Mathew and discuss their plans to address some of the challenges women face in medicine .

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Episode 27: Creating Community with Ladies of the Gut (how online groups can provide support and mentorship)

Dr. Lisa Mathew is joined by Dr. Nundhini Thukkani of Kaiser Permanente in Portland Oregon to discuss how (and why) Dr. Thukkani founded the wildly popular Ladies of the Gut group on Facebook that provides a forum for #WomenInGI.

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Episode #25: Motility and Healthy Weight Programs with @GutsyGirlMD (with some empowerment thrown in for good measure)

Dr. Lisa Mathew talks with Dr. Supriya Rao of Integrated Gastroenterology Consultants of Chelmsford, Mass. about several programs she helped start within the independent practice outside of Boston.

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Episode #08: Thinking of Dr. Christina Surawicz (how representation, mentoring and opportunity support women in GI)

In honor of National Women Physicians Day, Dr. Lisa Mathew interviews Dr. Jessica Fisher of Digestive Health Partners in Asheville, NC about her path to independent gastroenterology and the mentors who paved her way and provided support throughout her career.

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