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Oncology Overdrive

Sep 22, 2022

In this episode, host Shikha Jain, MD, speaks with Roberta Gebhard, DO, and Pringl Miller, MD, about empowering physicians through education and advocacy, getting the right help to overcome and protect against workplace inequities and more.

    • Welcome to another exciting episode of Oncology Overdrive :14
    • About Gebhard :24
    • About Miller 1:12
    • The interview: 2:01
    • Dr. Miller, you went from surgeon to expert in palliative care in hospice, to advocate … What has been your path to where you are today? 2:12
    • Dr. Gebhard, tell us more about your journey to ascend into leadership positions and how you ended up where you are today 3:57
    • About Physician Just Equity (PJE) 5:42
  • Why do you think this is so important right now? … Why do you think now is the time to form an organization like this [PJE], and what are you hoping to accomplish? 9:22
  • Can you talk about some of the people you’ve helped? Are there any stories of individuals that you feel are especially important or that are ongoing that we should know about? 13:06
  • About the case of Dr. Vilasini (AKA Vilasni) Ganesh 16:55
  • How does something like this happen? 20:37
  • Is there any benefit to partnering with groups like The Innocence Project or organizations that have worked in this space before? 23:04
  • What can people do to help with Dr. Ganesh’s case? 25:53
  • Who do you recommend come to PJE? … When should someone reach out to PJE? 27:06
  • If somebody could only listen to the last minute of today’s episode, what would you want them to take away? 33:03
  • How to contact Miller 33:57
  • How to contact Gebhard 34:16
  • Thanks for listening 34:58

Roberta Gebhard, DO, is a family practice physician in Western New York, currently on the Board of Directors of Physician Just Equity. She was the 2019-2020 president of the American Medical Women’s Association, is currently the AMWA representative to the American Medical Association Women Physician Section Governing Council and was the founder of the AMWA Gender Equity Task Force.

Pringl Miller, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and hospice and palliative medicine specialist. She is the founder and ED of Physician Just Equity (PJE) and a co-founder of the Surgical Palliative Care Society.

We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr. Jain at Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday and @ShikhaJainMD. Dr. Gebhard can be reached via email at or on Twitter @drrgebhard. Dr. Miller can be reached via email at or on Twitter @pringlmillermd. Visit the Physician Just Equity website by searching or on Twitter @equitydocs.

Disclosures: Gebhard, Jain, and Miller report no relevant financial disclosures.

To make a donation to the Dr. Vilasini Ganesh legal fund: