2020 Leadership Journey Project: Do ask, Do tell: Respecting and Protecting Women by Changing the Culture of Consent in Medical Education
Jennifer Goedken, MD, graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and completed residency training at the University of Massachusetts. She is Associate Professor and Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Gynecology/Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine. She chairs the Clerkship Directors Committee, is a member and Co-Chair of the Undergraduate Medical Education Progress and Promotions Committee which designs and administers human simulation activities throughout the medical school curriculum.
Dr. Goedken is a founding board member of Emory University’s Global Health Residency Scholars Program and has mentored numerous student teams and residents in global field work in Ethiopia and Cambodia. She was a visiting professor at the Men-Tsee Khang Tibetan Medical and Astro-science Institute and at Tblisi State Medical University.
Dr. Goedken is Chief of Gynecology at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center. She has served on the Women’s Health Service Committee for the Veteran’s Administration training hundreds of physicians and nurses in emergency women’s care. She is an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The vast majority of her time is spent teaching medical students and residents in the clinic, bedside and operating room. She has received numerous local and national awards for these efforts.