We are thrilled to speak with Dr. Basmah Safdar, past president of AWAEM from 2016-17 and Associate Professor at Yale University. She is an expert in sex and gender-specific research with a focus on cardiovascular health in emergency care. We talk about her journey in medicine, and how involvement in AWAEM advanced both her research career and our understanding of sex and gender in clinical emergency medicine. Read some of the interview highlights here.