An independent survey commissioned by the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial has highlighted challenges for female clinical academics, including problems around access to flexible working, work-life balance and support from leadership.

Hosted by the Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction, this WiAM event will be specifically aimed at female clinical academics and is designed to create a supportive community for them to come together to share knowledge, highlight potential solutions to problems, grow confidence, and offer attendees a chance to network. It is hoped that feedback from issues raised at this event can then be used as constructive steps for the Faculty of Medicine to action.

We are excited to have four fantastic speakers, from across different clinical levels and specialities, who will give personal reflections on how their career has developed, the challenges they have or are currently experiencing, and any solutions they have discovered. These presentations will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion and then a networking reception. There isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ plan for a successful career as a female clinical academic and we hope our panel will show you that there are diverse paths and opportunities to succeed.


  • Professor Dame Lesley Regan, Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Professor Mara Kyrgiou, Clinical Professor of Gynaecological Oncology
  • Dr Viki Male, Senior Lecturer in Reproductive Immunology
  • Dr Lynne Sykes, Clinical Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Shivani Misra, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine & Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

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