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Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 17: Women in Leadership

Listen in on conversations with leading clinicians across the country that cover all the things they don’t teach you in residency in our new podcast Beyond Clinical Medicine.

This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast highlights the vital role of women in the world of medicine today, examines some of the challenges that women face in healthcare, and shares ideas to inspire career growth. In this episode, guest host Jennifer Behm, TeamHealth Executive Vice President, West Group and Women in Leadership executive leader, interviews Dr. Ije Akunyili, TeamHealth System Medical Director Northeast Group, and the 2019 Dr. Gar LaSalle Medical Director of the Year for the Northeast Group in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Akunyili share insights she has learned from her leadership journey, inspiring mentors that have helped her and challenges she has overcome.

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About Women in Leadership

Are you a woman and TeamHealth physician or non-clinical leader and aspire to be in a leadership role with us? Are you looking to grow in your career, connect with other leaders, share ideas and discuss challenges? Join a growing network of more than 600 TeamHealth clinical and non-clinical leaders who are part of the Women in Leadership group.

The group is the place to be if you are looking for professional development activities and networking opportunities to connect with women leaders across TeamHealth. Through this program, we are moving the needle to improve the recruitment and retention of women while promoting a community of continuous learning, encouragement and diversity in the workplace.

Join us. Here’s how. E-mail us at to join. We will keep you updated on the latest news, webinars, meetings, opportunities and more.