The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences' DoctHERS is a network of female physicians, scientists, faculty, residents and students who address current issues in the medical and scientific fields in order to foster advancement, mentorship and equal opportunities for future generations of women in medicine and science.

About Us

The network provides year-round opportunities for support and development through various events. By connecting alumni to each other and to current students, we have the ability to inspire, empower and teach our peers and the next generation.  Contact us for more information! 

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Rose Berkun, MD ’92
Chair, DoctHERS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences



DoctHERS Student Chapter Co-Presidents

Gowthami Gengatharan, Class of 2022
Rebecca Luterman, Class of 2022
Mary O'Hehir, Class of 2022
Lawanya Singh, Class of 2022

Events and Photos

AMA women presidents.

Five women have reached the presidency of the American Medical Association, including our own Dr. Nancy Nielsen. From left to right, Dr. Patrice Harris, president-elect; Dr. Ardis Hoven (2013-2014); Dr. Barbara McAneny, current president; Dr. Nancy Nielsen (2008-2009); Dr. Nancy Dickey, first woman president, (1997-1998).

Visit our Flickr page to see photos from our past events:
2018 Reaching Your Potential Now DoctHERS Symposium


Connect with Us

Check out our Facebook group to post and comment on stories related to our mission!

Contact us if you want to join the DoctHERS network, get involved in events and learn what you can do to better assist our members!

Contact Information:

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Office of Medical Advancement
1110 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Fax: 716-829-6067

Jennifer Britton
Senior Director of Constituent and Alumni Engagement
Health Sciences

Jennifer Turkovich
Assistant Director of Constituent and Alumni Engagement
Health Sciences

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