Dr. Robyn Hoelle, MD, FACEP has been elected secretary for the American Association of Women Emergency Physicians (AAWEP). The results of the national election were announced at the annual ACEP meeting.
Dr. Hoelle says this position will provide an opportunity to interact with stellar female physicians from around the country and identify important issues to female Emergency Physicians.
“Issues such as female recruitment and retention strategies in the work place and creating a best practices guideline for breast feeding mothers in the ED work place are examples of issues on the agenda,” says Hoelle.
AAWEP is a network of support, guidance and education in personal and professional leadership skills for female emergency physicians, residents, and medical students.