Nominated by Congressional Representatives, Sandra Levison, M.D. is a “Changing the Face of Medicine” Local Legend. A long-time leader in nephrology at Woman’s Med, Dr. Levison is also a proponent of women’s health and women’s leadership. She initiated a model medical student curriculum in women’s health, which served as a template for women’s health teaching throughout the country.
Photo of Levison’s intern class at the NYU School of Medicine, where she was the only woman in her class.
Levison’s work concluded that illustrations in anatomy and physical diagnosis textbooks underrepresented women as recently as 1994.
Levison’s 1997 co-authored book, “Tips for Talking: A guide to inclusive communication for physicians, medical students, educators and all health care providers.”