OWIMS Inaugural Virtual Professional Development Conference

June 10, 2020

The Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) is pleased to announce it's inaugural "Virtual" Professional Development Conference:

Women's Leadership in 2020: Overcoming Obstacles, Preparing for Opportunities, and Being Yourself Along the Way

This annual conference is designed to offer attendees a program where they can acquire specific skills and strategies for their academic advancement. Promoting diversity, mentoring, collaboration, and addressing the goal of having a successful and satisfying work-life experience are also essential aspects of the conference.

*By registering for the conference, you will have the ability to participate in the entire program or certain sections. Individual section zoom links will be sent to you by email.  

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe obstacles associated with progress and advancement in academia across the life course
  2. Explore how practicing authenticity promotes effective leadership 
  3. Apply best practices and innovative methods and collaborations to promote gender equity in medicine
  4. Discuss the potential impact of Covid-19 on gender disparity issues in medicine

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.50 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 3.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
05/28/2020
Course expires: 
06/10/2022
Event starts: 
06/10/2020 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
06/10/2020 - 1:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
9:00 - 9:15 am

Welcoming Remarks
Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD

9:15 - 10:15 amCharting the Treacherous Path Through Academia as a Black Woman Physician-Scientist
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS
10:30 - 11:30 amRadical Authenticity: Forging a Path for Yourself and Creating Space for Others
Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc, FAAP
11:30 am - 12:00 pmMINDFULNESS: Cultivating Being, Embodying Resilience in the Midst of Uncertainty
Ellen Flynn, MD, MTS
12:15 - 1:15 pmAchieving Leadership Gender Equity in Medicine: Collaboration, Innovation and the Imperative for Systemic Change
Nancy Spector, MD
June 10, 2020
United States

Guest Presenters

Ellen Flynn, MD, MTS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of the Resilience Initiative
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc, FAAP
Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Residency Program Director
Department of Pediatrics
Hasbro Children's Hospital
Nancy Spector, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Executive Director
Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)
Associate Dean of Faculty Development
Drexel University College of Medicine

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Obesity Medicine Physician for Adults, Adolescents, and Children
Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center

Planning Committee

Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD
Assistant Dean for Women in Medicine and Science
Associate Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Kathleen Haslam
Programs Coordinator
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Maria Sullivan
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education

Andrea Goldstein, MPA
CME Coordinator, Office of Continuing Medical Education 

Accreditation

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University has been approved by the Rhode Island Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for Psychologists. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 3.5 Category 1 CE Credits. (Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only). 

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 3.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.50 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 3.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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