To learn more about the WHEC fellowship, please email Lynn Levesque at WHEC@lifespan.org.
Our research goals are to initiate gender-based research within the
department, using existing research resources and expertise, and to
initiate a number of WHEC-sponsored research projects.
We performed a gender-based analysis of stress test
utilization in the Chest Pain Unit with Anthony Napoli,
MD, which was accepted for publication in the American
Journal of Emergency Medicine.
We have completed a gender-based analysis of data pooled
from three alcohol-related studies conducted within the
Injury Prevention Center, which was published in Drug
and Alcohol Dependence
A collaborative project is ongoing with Women &
Infants triage on how specialty training influences the
diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease.
We are currently mentoring a number of women’s health
These case studies aim to feature patient challenges that demonstrate a
specific sex and/or gender sensitivity by identifying evidence based,
medical concern that improves clinical care and ultimately outcomes for
women and men. They are published online at the Sex
and Gender Women’s Health Collaborative.
Do you have a Patient Case Study that reflects a sex and/or gender
specific difference in clinical care? All submissions should be directed
to: In This Case Editor: Alyson J. McGregor, MD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.