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PCOM Library’s Kate Deibel, PhD (Systems Librarian, PA Campus) presented about disability access and archives at Code4Lib 2023, a library technology conference, on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. Her talk drew upon disability studies and advocacy work to promote inclusive and equitable practices for libraries to consider for their online digital collections. Kate also presented remotely about the accessibility issues inherent… [Read more...]

Research Day abstract submissions have been extended through Monday,  March 13, 11:59pm. Want to gain valuable experience presenting a poster at a professional event? Read the submission instructions and submit your abstract by the extended deadline. [Read more...]

Women in medicine have made progress since Elizabeth Blackwell: the first women to receive her medical degree in the United States in 1849. Yet although women currently represent just over one-half of medical school applicants and matriculates, they continue to face many challenges that hinder them from entering residency, achieving leadership positions that exhibit final decision-making and budgetary power, and,… [Read more...]

Globally, women account for almost 50% of the population [1]. Therefore, it is not surprising that just over 57% of all women participated in the labor force in 2019, and it should not be surprising that many seek higher education, including careers in medicine [1]. Women now comprise 50% of matriculants to medical school and now account for close to… [Read more...]