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Library speaker series with Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, (Updated: recording available)

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The McGoogan Health Sciences Library and UNMC Faculty Women’s Club are partnering to present the next installment in the Library Speaker Series. Presenting on September 20 at noon is Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE. Her presentation will be based on her book, Between Grit and Grace: How to be Feminine and Formidable.  

The UNMC community can register for this virtual event which will be held on Zoom.  

The Faculty Women’s Club will be holding a drawing for copies of the book, providing 11 opportunities to win. 

Dr. Shillcutt is a tenured and endowed professor and the Vice Chair of Strategy in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). She is CEO and founder of Brave Enough, a well-published researcher in both cardiac anesthesiology and gender equity, an author, and an international speaker. Dr. Shillcutt’s greatest passion is empowering and encouraging others to achieve wellbeing in their professional and personal lives. She speaks frequently to executives and leaders on the topics of professional resilience and gender equity. Her TEDx talk titled Resilience: The Art of Failing Forward has been viewed by thousands of people. Her writing has been published in both the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA. She leads conferences and retreats for professional women through her organization, Brave Enough. Her first book, Between Grit and Grace: How to be Feminine and Formidable, was released in February 2020. 

Since May 1920, the UNMC Faculty Women’s Club has provided and promoted social connections and leadership opportunities for women throughout our ever-expanding medical campus.  To date, their dedicated members have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for scholarships given to students in all colleges at UNMC. 

The McGoogan Library Speaker Series highlights authors from UNMC and Nebraska Medicine. 

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