Fantastic to see this multi-author publication. The state of gender inclusion in the #POCUS community. A thread of highlights from the paper. 🧵1/7
In 1994, #JamesMateer trained the 1st American emergency #POCUS fellows: 3 women #BethThoma
#VerenaValley @mbphelan pioneered the field at @MedicalCollege. Despite the historic beginning, women remain underrepresented in #POCUS. 🧵 2/7
@ACEP_EUS has elected 6 women chairs out of 25. One of 10 physician members of @ACEPNow Clinical Ultrasound Accreditation Program is a woman. 🧵 3/7
@WINFOCUS currently has its first woman
president after 15 years of leadership by 7 men. Women represent 15% of the @WINFOCUS board members. 🧵 4/7
#POCUS publications, conferences, and industry
collaborations are male-dominated. 2 men served as the 2016 @ACEP_EUS Ultrasound Guidelines editors. 14 men wrote the 2014 @ACEP_EUS Imaging Criteria Compendium, with no women authors. 🧵 5/7
#POCUS divisions and organizations should collect and report data on recruitment, promotion, leadership, awards,speaking opportunities, and salary of faculty and fellows. 🧵 6/7
Emergency Medicine has reached a pivotal moment in which #DEI are an urgent priority. The #POCUS community is no exception ... As a community, we believe in equitable change. 🧵 7/7

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