EP. 98 MENTORING SERIES: Drs. Paneez Khoury and Parker Ruhl Structures need to change for women in medicine to have a fair shot

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Women Drs. Paneez Khoury and Parker Ruhl, physicians, researchers, public servants who work at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  They are also friends and peer mentors which they view as a professional must have given the dearth of women leaders. In this episode, we discussed the “leaky pipeline” issue […]

EP. 97 When you are “the only”: Carla Smith’s NEVER and ALWAYS principles

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Carla Smith, a health sector strategist and Founder of Carla Smith Health.  Over Carla’s storied career working with countless organizations, health systems, providers, payers, technology companies, and non-profits, she has seen enormous change and opportunity that has come with the adoption of technology in healthcare.  For Carla, healthcare matters.  Profound change […]

EP. 96 Competence was a given. Confidence took a thoughtful plan.

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, the CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Dr. Harris describes her journey to leadership as one that started with simply saying “yes” to many extra assignments. She learned in time that she did want to be at the top of an […]

EP. 95 Forget the side hustle. This millennial only pursues side passions.

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Smriti Kirubanandan, a Senior Healthcare Consultant at Tata Consultancy Services where she focuses on strategic planning.  Smriti has many passions which for her is a perfect venn diagram that includes technology, healthcare and food equity.  The area of food equity is receiving new attention with the Biden administration holding its first […]