Resources

Empowerment Pocket Guides

The links below are for the first versions of our four WomanSafeHealth Empowerment Pocket Guides. Each guide is meant to be printed double-sided, cut down the middle lengthwise, and folded twice. Permission is granted to download, make copies, and distribute these guides as long as no changes are made. We would love your feedback as we revise them for future editions!

Medical Empowerment Pocket Guide

This guide is for women who are navigating medical settings.

medical

Gynecological Services Empowerment Pocket Guide

This guide is for women who are navigating gynecological services and providers, including office visits, surgeries and inpatient stays.

gynecology

Psychological Services Empowerment Pocket Guide

This guide is for women who are navigating psychological services and providers.

psychological
Rituals for Serious Health Conditions Empowerment Pocket Guide

This guide focuses on serious health conditions, although rituals may also be beneficial at other times in life.

rituals

Videos & News

Empowering WomanCare Strategies for Pelvic Exam Anxiety

TEDxJHUDC, March 31, 2017: “Traumatic Connection: Women and Health Care Providers”

WomanSafeHealth: The Antidote to Status Quo Health Care Book Trailer

Latest News

December 6, 2017: WomanSafeHealth celebrates our 10th Anniversary!

March 31, 2017: The TEDxJHUDC talk is up on YouTube: Elizabeth Shadigian, MD – Traumatic Connection: Women and Health Care Providers. Please share it with friends and family and post it on your Facebook and other social media sites.

January 1, 2017: WomanSafeHealth is delighted to welcome Marnie Burkman, MD (Integrative Psychiatry) and Elise Aikman, LMT (Therapeutic Massage)

July 17, 2016: Elizabeth Shadigian, MD published her first book WomanSafeHealth: The Antidote to Status Quo Health Care

May 25, 2016: Elizabeth Shadigian, MD was awarded the Woman of Washtenaw 2016 award by the Women’s Council of Washtenaw County for empowering other women.

May 1, 2016: Check out the Crazy Wisdom Community Journal article by Elizabeth Shadigian, MD: A Radical Act of Self Care

January 1, 2014: Check out the Crazy Wisdom Journal article by Rachel Pastiva: The Healing Power of the Right Relationship: How Elizabeth Shadigian, M.D., and WomanSafeHealth Are Raising the Standards for Women’s Health Care

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