Gender Equity Task Force


AMWA Participates in Vision 2020:  Equality in Sight, a national initiative to achieve gender equity by 2020, the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage.

New male doctors earned 17% more than female doctors in US in 2008

Women Doctors Face $17,000 Pay Gap

Gender Gap in Physician Pay Widening

Press Release – AMWA’s Formal Response to the Pay Gap 



Achieving Gender Equity for Women Physicians: A Prescription for Success-Tuesday, January 25

Presenters Roberta E. Gebhard, DO and Linda Brodsky, MD for this complimentary webinar,moderated by Joyce Braak, MD and Vidushi Babber, MD.  Learn more about the presenters below.

Roberta E. Gebhard, DO is a family practice physician with many years of experience as an educator.  She is currently working at WCA Hospital in Jamestown. NY as a Hospitalist, as well as Jamestown Convenience Care, as an urgent care physician.  Gender Equity has been a focus of research and advocacy throughout her career, and she is co-chair with Dr. Brodsky of the Gender Equity Task Force of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), as well as being on the Board of Directors of AMWA.  She also serves on the medical school admissions committee at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Linda Brodsky, MD is a respected pediatric surgeon with over 30 years of experience in the field of otolaryngology. In addition to running a thriving medical practice, Dr. Brodsky is an advocate and mentor for the next generation of women doctors. Her organization, Expediting the Inevitable, fights for gender equity in healthcare.