Program Agenda

Women in Surgery Agenda

Friday, February 26, 2016

4:00-6:00 pm | Workshop Sessions RSVP required
Workshops are 10 -15 minute presentations followed by 30 minutes of interactive discussion (45 minutes total per session).

Session A: For Undergraduates, Medical Students, Residents

MODERATORS: Rohan Jeyarajah, MD; KMarie Reid Lombardo, MD; Sharon Stein, MD; John Nenos

TOPICS:

  • Personal Profile
  • Interviewing Techniques (Mock Interviews)
  • Social Networking Do’s & Don’ts
  • Financial Planning

Session B: For Fellows/ Attendings

MODERATORS: Brian Santin, MD; Patricia Turner, MD; Christopher Burnett

TOPICS:

  • Personal Financial Planning (Loans/Debt, Retirement, Disability, Investment)
  • Medical Practice Financial Planning
  • Social Networking
  • How to build your practice
  • Quality Outcome and Improvement
6:00 pm | Welcome Reception

Saturday, February 27, 2016

7:00-8:00 am | Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits
7:00-8:00 am | Breakfast Session: International or Foreign Medical Graduates or Doctor of Osteopathic Medical Graduates (RSVP Required)
7:00-8:00 am | How to Successfully Apply to Surgical Residencies in the U.S. | Practical Strategies to Excel in Surgery | Moderators: Lucy De La Cruz, MD; Marcie Feinman, MD; Katherine Florecki, MD
8:00-8:15 am | Opening Session
8:00-8:05 am | Program Chair Opening Remarks | Sharona Ross, MD
8:05-8:15 am | University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Hosting School | Welcome Remarks | Omaida Velazquez, MD
8:15-10:00 am | Current Roles Of Women In Surgery
8:15-8:30 am | Women Surgeons: The Current Status | Barbara Bass, MD
8:30-8:45 am | The Different Hats a Woman Wears | Laura Johnson, MD
8:45-9:00 am | Nth Dimension – Business of Medicine | Bonnie Simpson Mason, MD
9:00-9:15 am | Q&A | Faculty
9:15-10:00 am | Old School Residency Style & How Women Coped With It | Moderator: Barbara Bass, MD | Nancy Gantt, MD; Alexander Rosemurgy, MD; Rohan Jeyarajah, MD; Keith Lillemoe, MD
10:00-10:15 am | Break/Exhibits
10:15-11:00 am  |  Career Development
10:15-10:30 am | Surgical Persona: The Power of Appearance | Pamela Rowland, PhD
10:30-10:45 am | “Me.Inc” – How to Develop Your Personal Brand | KMarie Reid Lombardo, MD
10:45-11:00 am | How to Manage Professional Conflict in the Work Place 101 | Leigh Neumayer, MD
11:00-11:15 am | Book: “Navigating Your Surgical Career” | Susan Pories, MD
11:15-1:05 pm | Networking Lunch
1:05-1:35 pm | Annual WIS Poster Presentation | Moderator: Hilary Sanfey, BSCH
1:35-3:05 pm | Pay for Performance: The New Landscape
1:35-1:50 pm | The Policy Perspective | John Armstrong, MD
1:50-2:05 pm | A Practicing Physician’s Perspective | Keith Lillemoe, MD
2:05-2:35 pm | Q&A
2:35 – 3:05 pm | Negotiating Your Contract: Do’s & Don’ts (Role Play) | Claire Saady, Esq.; Jennifer Rosen, MD
3:05-3:15 pm | Break/Exhibits
3:15-4:00 pm | Physician Wellness Session • Moderator: Laura Johnson, MD
Panel: Breaking the Silence
Manage/Prevent Burnout, Suicide, and Substance Abuse
Margaret McKenzie; MD, Laura Johnson, MD; Mary Maniscalco-Therberge, MD
4:00-4:30 pm | Career Modification And Resilience • Moderator: Nancy Gantt, MD
Panel: What if Your Picket Fence is NOT White
Jill Endres, MD; Christine Laronga, MD; Linda Barry, MD
4:30-6:00 pm | Balancing Career and Personal Life
4:30-5:15 pm | Panel: Single Women | Moderator: Pamela Hodul, MD | Kelly McFarlin, MD; Holly Neville, MD; Josefina Farra, MD; Tanya Zakrison, MD
5:15-6:00 pm | Panel: Family Planning | Moderator: Leigh Neumayer, MD | Joyce Wong, MD; Barbara Bass, MD; Susan Pories, MD; Patricia Turner, MD; Patricia Sylla, MD; Sharon Stein, MD

Sunday, February 28, 2016

7:00-8:00 am | Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits
8:15-9:25 am | Plenary Session
8:15-8:30 am | Be Proactive: American College of Surgeons Membership | Patricia Turner, MD
8:30-8:45 am | Life Coach Advantages for Success | Leigh Neumayer, MD
8:45-9:15 am | The Future Practice in Surgery | Barbara Bass, MD
9:15-9:25 am | Closing Remarks | Planning Committee
9:25-11:25 am | Parallel Session: Medical Students | Moderator: Patricia Turner, MD
9:25-9:40 am | The Role of Research and Why is It Important? | Sharon Stein, MD
9:40-9:55 am | Surgical Residency Options: The Top 5 Criteria to Consider When Choosing Your Specialty | Laura Johnson, MD
9:55-10:10 am | Determining which Residency Program is The Right Fit for You | Patricia Sylla, MD
10:10-10:25 am | Matching Process: Differentiating Yourself | Leigh Neumayer, MD
10:25-10:40 am | Surgical Clerkships: Do’s and Don’ts | Omaida Velazquez, MD
10:40-11:25 am | Q&A Panel | All Faculty
9:25-11:25 am | Parallel Session: Residents/Fellows | Moderator: Alexander Rosemurgy, MD
9:25-9:40 am | Time Management: Incorporating Research into Your Curriculum | KMarie Reid Lombardo, MD
9:40-9:55 am | Getting Along With Fellow Residents – When It’s Okay To Be Bossy, When It’s Not | Jean Miner, MD
9:55-10:10 am | Who is the Ideal Fellowship Candidate: How to be a Competitive Candidate | Hilary Sanfy, MD
10:10-10:25 am | Changes in Residency Training and Fellowship Options | Rohan Jeyarajah, MD
10:25-11:25 am | Q&A | All Faculty
9:25-11:25 am | Parallel Session: Attending Surgeons (Association of Women Surgeons) | Navigating Your Surgical Career | Moderator: Celeste Hollands, MD
9:25-9:40 am | Innovative Surgical Practices & Employment Models | Scott Gallagher, MD
9:40-9:55 am | Building a CV for Job Promotions & Tenure | Marie Catherine Lee, MD
9:55-10:10 am | Additional Education/Alternate Careers | Celeste Hollands, MD
10:10-10:25 am | Leadership Development | Betsy Tuttle-Newhall, MD
10:25-10:40 am | Strategies for Building Effective Mentoring Relationships | Nancy Gantt, MD
10:40-10:55 am | Leadership Roles in the American College of Surgeons | Patricia Numann, MD
10:55-11:25 am | Q&A Panel | All Faculty
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