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The Underrepresented in Medicine Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast

Episode 4: Your Leadership Voice Is Important with Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD

Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD, joined the URM JAM podcast to discuss ways to become a leader in academic medicine. She gave practical advice such as how and why you can start where you are to build your leadership experience and step forward into growing responsibilities. Our hosts also discussed how your leadership voice is always important, even when you're early in your career.

Hosted by Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA and Omari Hodge, MD, FAAFP






URM Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast

The URM Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast, also known as the URM JAM, is hosted by Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP and Omari A. Hodge, MD, FAAFP. 

We address the real and perceived barriers faced by historically Underrepresented in Medicine residents and students when considering a career in academic family medicine, and provide practical tips and personal advice on topics like leadership, scholarly activity, CVs, mentorship, and more.

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