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2018 Women in Surgery Leadership Development Conference

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Graduate Ann Arbor

615 East Huron Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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The Women in Surgery Leadership Development Conference is hosted by the Michigan Women's Surgery Collaborative (MWSC). MWSC was established in 2016 to address issues facing women in academic surgery by harnessing the intellectual capital of UM female surgeons. The MWSC is composed of a diverse group of academic female surgeons across promotion ranks, tracks and surgical disciplines. The MWSC mission is to develop, disseminate and implement strategies that promote the academic advancement of all female surgeons and achieve diversity, equity and inclusion across surgical disciplines.


Objectives

  • Learn personal strategies from women with proven track records of success.
  • Identify and address issues and challenges confronting women as they seek to advance within the field of surgery.
  • Discuss individualized strategies for personal and professional development.
  • Provide and facilitate community building opportunities among participants.

Keynote Speaker

  • Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil - Michigan Medicine

Featured Speakers

  • Barbara Bass, MD - Houston Methodist
  • Janet Dombrowski, BSN, MHSA - JCD Adivisors, LLC
  • Julie Freischlag, MD - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • Mary Hawn, MD, MPH - Stanford Medicine
  • Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Melina Kibbe, MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Rebecca Minter, MD - University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Julie Ann Sosa, MD - University of California, San Francisco
  • Sandra Wong, MD, MS - Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Planning Committee

  • Dana Telem, MD, MPH
  • Dawn Coleman, MD
  • Janet Dombrowski, BSN, MHSA
  • Lesly Dossett, MD, MPH
  • Erika Newman, MD
  • Gurjit Sandhu, PhD
  • Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS

Agenda

Friday, November 30, 2018

  • 7:00 am: Breakfast
  • 8:00 am: HeForShe Track
  • 8:00 am: Resident Track
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch & Registration
  • 1:30 pm: Introduction & Welcome
  • 2:00 pm: Key Note Speaker
  • 3:00 pm: Session 1: The Art of Negotiation
  • 4:00 pm: Breakout 1: Contract and Promotion Negotiations
  • 5:00 pm: Debrief
  • 5:30 pm: Cocktail Reception

Saturday, December 1, 2018

  • 7:00 am: Breakfast
  • 8:00 am: Setting the Stage: Neuroscience of Leadership
  • 8:30 am: Session 2: Building Your Best Self Part 1
  • 9:45 am: Breakout 2 - CV, Cover Letter Workshop
  • 10:45 am: Session 3: Building Your Best Self Part 2
  • 11:45 am: Breakout 3: Public Spekaing Workshop - Constructing Your Elevator Pitch
  • 12:30 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30 pm: Session 4: Making Lemonade
  • 3:15 pm: Breakout 4: Overcoming Adversity Workshop
  • 4:15 pm: Debrief
  • 5:00 pm: Closure and Self-Reflection: What's Next?

Details

Attendees may include early to mid-career faculty, fellows and senior residents. Junior residents and medical students please email MichiganWomensSurgical-Collaborative@med.umich.edu prior to registering.

Conference registration is required and space is limited.

Hotel Guest Room Block:

Graduate Ann Arbor, 615 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor

Please reserve your room before October 17 to secure the group rate, $209 per night.

Online Hotel Registration: graduatehotels.com/ann-arbor/

Phone Reservations

  • 734-769-2200
  • Group Name-UM Department of Surgery

Nearest airport is Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)


Questions?

Email MichiganWomensSurgical-Collaborative@med.umich.edu


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Graduate Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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