Mar 16, 2021
In this episode, Shikha Jain, MD, goes from
being the interviewer to interviewee as she discusses her path to
medicine, the importance of good mentorship, and how social media
could shape the future of medicine.
- Intro :13
- About Jain :33
- The interview 2:16
- How did you get to where you are today? Did you always know you
wanted to be a physician? 2:23
- You work tirelessly to promote the advancement in women in
medicine … can you tell us a bit about why this cause is so
important to you? 7:42
- Who were your mentors and were there female leaders who
inspired you during your residency or fellowship?
- Do you have any advice for early career female physicians? Or
is there anything you wish you could tell yourself if you could go
back in time? 23:51
- How did you get started using social media professionally, and
how do you hope platforms like Twitter and TikTok will shape the
future of medicine? 29:55
- What has the past year been like for you in terms of navigating
the pandemic? Are there any self-care strategies you rely on?
- If someone could only listen to the last two minutes of this
episode, what would you want them to take away?
Shikha Jain, MD, is a board-certified
hematology and oncology physician. She is an assistant professor of
medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, the Director
of Communications Strategies in Medicine and the Associate Director
of Oncology Communication and Digital Innovation for the University
of Illinois Cancer Center.
We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr.
Jain at email@example.com.
Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday @ShikhaJainMD.
Disclosures: Jain reports she is a paid
freelance writer for Lippincott.