Authenticity and bias in recommendation letters
Heather Furnas, an adjunct clinical associate professor at Stanford and an aesthetic surgeon, joins us as we delve into the intricate world of recommendation letters, biases in evaluations, and their impact on diverse fields. Heather lends her expertise to unravel the complexities of authenticity, gender disparities, and alternative assessment methods. Discover how these issues resonate across academia, medicine, and beyond. Tune in for an insightful conversation that challenges conventional norms and explores pathways to more equitable evaluation processes.
Heather Furnas is an adjunct clinical associate professor at Stanford and an aesthetic surgeon in Northern California. She co-hosts the Skintuition podcast and can be reached on her website, Heather Furnas, and on Twitter @drheatherfurnas, Instagram @drheatherfurnas, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
She discusses the KevinMD article, “Let’s rethink letters of recommendation.”
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