Jacqueline Fincher, M.D., an internist who practices in the small town of Thomson, will head up the ACP and said in an interview with FierceHealthcare she hopes the three leaders will inspire other female physicians to take leadership roles.
“I think it definitely empowers all of our women physicians. So many of us have dealt with sexism—subtle or overt—along the way. Less so now because we are much more conscious of that. When women see other women take on leadership roles, they think, ‘well, gosh if she can do it, I can do it’,” Fincher said.
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