2018 Olga M. Jonasson Lecture - A Path Toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Excellence
The 2018 Olga M. Jonasson Lecture: "A Path Toward Diversity, Inclusion, and Excellence" was delivered by Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School on October 23, 2018 at the Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons in Boston.
The Olga M. Jonasson Lecture was established in 2007 by The Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC), the friends and colleagues of Olga Jonasson, and women in surgery throughout the country to honor the memory of Olga M. Jonasson, MD, FACS, who died in August 2006. Dr. Jonasson was a true pioneer and a leader in academic surgery, exemplified by her becoming the first woman Chair of Surgery in U.S. history. She was a devoted teacher and mentor to countless numbers of surgeons, both men and women.