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2022 Women in Medicine and Science Symposium

All are invited to attend the 2022 UW School of Medicine and Public Health Group on Women in Medicine and Science Symposium and second annual GWIMS Awards Ceremony.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 from 2-5 p.m. in Room 1306 of the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) or virtual

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This free event will include a keynote speaker, panel discussion, and awards presentation. Speakers will explore opportunities, obstacles, and strategies for success for women in medicine and science. All genders are welcome.

Symposium agenda

Opening Remarks and Speaker Introduction (2:00pm – 2:05pm)

Mary Westergaard, MD, associate professor, BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine

Keynote Speaker and Q&A (2:05pm – 3:00pm)

Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH, professor, Department of Pediatrics

“Chutes and Ladders: Reflections on a journey in academic medicine”

Moderated by Mary Westergaard, MD

Panelist Introductions (3:00pm – 3:05pm)

Moderator: Sarah Webber, MD, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics

Panel Discussion and Q&A (3:05pm – 4:00pm)

Panelists:

  • Jasmine Zapata, MD, MPH, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Deneen Wellik, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology
  • Shannon Kenney, MD, professor, Department of Oncology
  • Sara Damewood, MD, associate professor, BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Christie Bartels, MD, MS, associate professor, Department of Medicine

Moderators: Sarah Webber, MD, & Elizabeth Yun, MD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology, virtual

Announcement of 2022 GWIMS Award Winners (4:00pm – 4:15pm)

Networking Reception (4:15pm – 5:00pm)

Questions about this event? Contact GWIMS at gwims@med.wisc.edu.

Accessibility statement: 
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is committed to accessibility. If you need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event, please contact the GWIMS Symposium committee at gwims@med.wisc.edu. We ask that accommodation requests be made no less than two weeks before an event. We will make a thorough attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.