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New Haven, CT 06519

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Harkness Auditorium, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street

100 Years of Women at YSM

On June 1, 2018 we will host a symposium commemorating the 100-year Anniversary of Women at YSM.

Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Medicine (SWIM), the Minority Organization for Retention & Expansion (MORE), and the Dean’s Office, this event will celebrate the contributions of women faculty and alumnae from the School of Medicine.

Tickets are free but we ask that you register!

This day-long event focusing on the breadth of the experience of women in medicine and science is free (including complimentary meals) and open to all faculty, students, staff, alumnae/alumni, and clinicians in the community.

Breakfast 8-9am

Introduction and Vision of the event by SWIM Chairs
Nina Stachenfeld, PhD, Senior Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Elizabeth Jonas, MD, Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

HISTORY Session 9-10:45am
Keynote: Mary Lake Polan, MD '75, PhD '70, MPH, Clinical Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Susan Baserga, '80 BS, '84 MPhil, '88 MD, '88 PhD, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics and of Therapeutic Radiology
Naomi Rogers, PhD, Professor in the History of Medicine and of History

Q&A at the end of each session
Coffee Break 10:45-11:15am

SCIENCE session 10:45-12:30pm
Moderator: Valentina Greco, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and of Dermatology and Cell Biology
Keynote: Juanita L. Merchant, MD '81, PhD '84, H. Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastrointestinal Sciences; Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan Medical School
Joan Steitz, PhD, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Carolyn Mazure, PhD, Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology; Director, Women's Health Research at Yale
Q&A at the end of each session

Lunch & PANEL DISCUSSION 12:30-1:50pm
“What it is like to be a woman in medicine from an underrepresented minority”
Barbara Kinder, MD, Professor Emeritus of Surgery; Laura Manuelidis, MD, Professor of Surgery (Neuropathology); Cindy Crusto, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology Section) and
Susan Higgins, MD, Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

CLINICAL session 1:50-3:40pm

Moderator: Peggy Bia, MD, Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Michele Johnson, MD, Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Neurosurgery
Emily Wang, MD, MAS, Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)
Jean Vining, MD '87, Assistant Professor of Surgery
Andrea Silber, MD, Clinician and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Q&A at the end of each talk or the session

3:40-4:10 PM Coffee Break

WOMEN CURRENT ISSUES 4:10-6pm
Moderator: Nancy Angoff, MD '90, MPH '81

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Dean for Student Affairs
SWIM - Marie Robert, MD, Professor of Pathology; Former Chair, Status of Women in Medicine Committee (SWIM)
Amy Justice, MD '88, PhD, Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy)
Priscilla Wang, MD '17, Internal Medicine, Boston, MA, PGY-1, Internal Medicine Residency / DGM Primary Care Program
Q&A at the end of each session

6:00 PM Celebration Reception:

Please join us after the symposium for a special
opportunity
to reconnect with friends, mentors,
and former teachers.

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333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06519

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