Alyson J McGregor, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 03/12/2021

 

Alyson J. McGregor, MD MA FACEP is a physician, researcher, and writer.  She is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Director for the Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine. Her research on the roles sex and gender play in emergent conditions has made her a spokesperson and advocate for women around the world.

Dr. McGregor currently serves as a member of the Advisory Committee Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH) for the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health.  A Co-Founder of the national organization Sex and Gender Women’s Health Collaborative, Dr. McGregor also recently served as Co-Chair of the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit, designed to establish an integrative sex and gender curriculum for current and future health professionals. Dr. McGregor is also the director for a SGEM two-year fellowship program and SGEM educational electives for residents and medical students. 

Dr. McGregor’s TEDx talk, “Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women,” currently has over 1.6 million views and she has recently released her new book “Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health and What We Can Do About It”, Hatchet Book Group Publishing.