By Richard Asinof
PROVIDENCE – Dr. Amy S. Gottlieb was recently elected co-chair of the national Society of General Internal Medicine’s Women and Medicine Task Force.
Gottlieb is a physician with the Division of Ambulatory Care at Women & Infants Hospital and an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
SGIM is a national medical society of 3,000 physicians who are the primary internal medicine faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the United States. Members teach medical students, residents and fellows how to care for adult patients, and also conduct research that improves primary care, preventative measures and treatment services for patients.
SGIM formed the Women and Medicine Task Force in 2007 to support research, education and clinical practice in women’s health. In addition to promoting women’s health endeavors, the task force has taken a leadership role in fostering the academic advancement of female physicians.