Dr. Jessica Kandel Named ELAM Fellow

Jessica Kandel, MD, section chief of pediatric surgery and surgeon-in-chief at Comer Children’s Hospital, has been named a 2016 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program fellow. As an ELAM fellow, Dr. Kandel will create an action project to address a need at the institution, and she will take part in the ELAM Leaders Forum next year.

ELAM has a dual goal to sustain success of women who achieve leadership positions and to change the culture of academic health centers to value the contributions of women.

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