Linda Brodsky, MD

Linda Brodsky, MD

Medical School:  Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania

Specialty:  Pediatric Otolaryngology

Career Highlights:

  • Tenured Full Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics, SUNY Buffalo
  • Founder and President, Pediatric ENT Associates (1983-present)
  • Founder and Director of the Center for Pediatric Quality, Children's Hospital of Buffalo 1995-2005
  • Founder and President of Women MD Resources 2011-present

Service with AMWA:  Co-chair of the Gender Equity Task Force

Quote:  It is an honor to serve my patients even though the road is filled with unexpected turns and unwarranted hazards. I remind myself constantly of two quotes from two great human beings: "Only she who attempts the absurd can achieve the impossible" (Helen Keller) and "Never, never, never, never, never give up" (Winston Churchill).


Linda Brodsky, MD is an internationally-renowned pediatric otolaryngologist and founder of Women MD Resouces, an organization dedicated to helping women physicians get the jobs they want, be paid what they deserve and “have it all.”  She has been changing the way the healthcare marketplace and women physicians engage to achieve these goals.  Linda spent 25 years building a well-respected department at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, and was the first women ever, in any surgical department, to be promoted to tenured full professor of otolaryngology and pediatrics at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  At the top of her career, she became aware of information that led her to believe that her she was a victim of gender discrimination, and she spent the next 10 years fighting her way through a legal labyrinth.  Since the resolution of her legal battles in 2007 and 2008, she has devoted her energies to changing the status quo for the next generation of women physicians and the patients they serve.  Her full story is found on her personal website  She also blogs at and Like Mother, Like Doctor with her medical student daughter Dana at Launch of her new website is scheduled for May 1, 2012.

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