2019 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 Surgical 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.


Who Should Attend

  • Friday - Men and Women Faculty and Trainees
  • Saturday - Women Faculty and Trainees

Objectives

Friday Objectives

  • To develop the skill sets necessary for creating an inclusive community and culture.
  • To identify and address conscious and unconsious bias.
  • To discuss strategies for creating an environment of civility and kindness.
  • Provide and facilitate community building opportunities among participants.

Saturday Objectives

  • Learn personal strategies from women with proven track records of success.
  • Discuss personalized strategies for personal and professional development.
  • Cultivate a culture of gratitude.
  • Provide and facilitate community building opportunities among participants.

Featured Speakers

  • Carol Bradford, MD, MS - Michigan Medicine
  • Michelle Caird, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Herb Chen, MD - University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Zara Cooper, MD - Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Justin Dimick, MD, MPH - Michigan Medicine
  • Dee Fenner, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Paula Ferrada, MD - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Melina Kibbe, MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Kate Kraft, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • G. Ying Li, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Clarissa Love - Michigan Medicine
  • Kelly Malloy, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Rebecca Minter, MD - University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Erin Perrone, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Christopher Sonnenday, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Julie Ann Sosa, MD - University of California, San Francisco
  • Patricia L. Turner, MD - American College of Surgeons/University of Chicago
  • Sandra Wong, MD, MS - Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Michigan Women's Surgical Collaborative Members

  • 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, December 13, 2019

  • 7:00 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:15 a.m. - Introduction and Welcome
  • 8:30 a.m. - Keynote: Dr. Rhea Boyd
  • "Segregation in Healthcare"
  • 9:30 a.m. - Session 1: Identifying Bias in Medicine
  • 11:00 a.m. - Session 2: Intersectionality
  • 12:20 p.m. - Morning Recap
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch & Presentation of MWSC award
  • 1:30 p.m. - Session 3: Intervening on All Levels: Patients, Providers, and Institutional Policies
  • 4:45 p.m. - Tieing It All Together and Closing Remarks
  • 5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • 7:00 a.m. - Small Group Community Building Breakfast. Please indicate which speaker you would like to sit with when registering. Assignments will be made on a first come, first serve basis.
  • 7:50 a.m. - Debrief from Friday Session
  • 8:15 a.m. - Setting the Stage: Creating Culture and Leading Change at All Levels
  • 8:30 a.m. - Fireside Chat 1: Leading from Your Level
  • 10:30 a.m. - Fireside Chat 2: Dealing with Resistance, Pushback and Conflict
  • 12:00 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - Fireside Chat 3: Civility and Professionalism
  • 3:00 p.m. - Fireside Chat 4: Intentionality
  • 4:15 p.m. - Living in Gratitude - Gratitude Journals
  • 4:45 p.m. - Wrap-up and Next Steps

Additional 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 12, 2019 to secure the group rate, $209 per night.

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

Phone Reservations

  • 734-769-2200 or 800-666-8693
  • Group Name-UM Department of Surgery


Nearest airport is Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)


Learn More

For additional information about the Women in Surgery Leadership Development Conference and the Michigan Women’s Surgical Collaborative, please visit our website at https://mwsc.med.umich.edu/.

Please email MichiganWomensSurgical-Collaborative@med.umich.edu with any questions.

For updates about the conference, follow us on Twitter @MIchiganWSC.

#MWSC19


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