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Virtual Conference Program

 


2020 AWS Virtual Conference

Virtual Program Schedule


 

 

Saturday, September 12, 2020
*All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time

10:00 - 10:05am

Video by Medical Student Committee, "Why I am AWS"

10:05 - 10:10am

Opening Remarks
Welcome by Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD
Robin Williams, MD

10:10 - 11:15am

Work/Life Integration & Time Management Panel
Moderator: V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD

Opening Comments by V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD

Improving Surgeon Well-Being by Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS

Time Management by Deborah M. Axelrod, MD

Social Media in the Mentorship and Networking of Physicians by Mara Antonoff, MD, FACS

Challenge of Work-Life Balance for Women Surgeons in Leadership by Caprice Greenberg, MD

Live Q&A


11:15 - 11:30am

Women in Surgery Mixer & Trivia

11:30am - 12:20pm

Keynote Presentation:
4 Rules for Negotiating the WIN WIN
Ande Frazier CFP®, CLU, ChFC, RICP, BFA™, ChSNC, CDFA®, Author, Fin(anci)ally Free, Speaker, Money Educator

12:20 - 12:30pm

Intermission/Break

12:30 - 12:45pm

Women in Surgery Mixer & Trivia

12:45 - 1:50pm

Diversity in Surgical Practice
Moderators: Debra Tarantino, MD, FASCRS, FACS
Priscila Rodrigues Armijo, MD

Opening Comments by Debra Tarantino, MD, FASCRS, FACS & Priscila Rodrigues Armijo, MD

Academic Practice by Felicitas Koller, MD

The Life of an Academic Surgeon by Rana Higgins, MD

Rural Surgical Practice by Michael D. Sarap, MD

Private Practice by Julie Lorber, MD

Live Q&A


1:50 - 2:00pm

Diversity Paper Winner Presentation

2:00 - 2:05pm

AWS Trivia - Answers & Winners

2:05 - 2:20pm

Closing Comments
Closing by Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD & Robin Williams, MD
Saturday, October 3, 2020
*All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time

10:00 - 11:00am

A Virtual Yoga Experience

12:00 - 12:05pm

Video by Medical Student Committee, "Why I am AWS"

12:05 - 12:10pm

Opening Remarks
Welcome by Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD & Robin Williams, MD

12:10 - 12:20pm

AJS Paper #1

Presentation

Live Q&A


12:20 - 12:50pm

Keynote Presentation
"Moving Beyond Diversity to Equity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine"

Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH
Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

12:50 - 1:00pm

AJS Paper #2

Presentation

Live Q&A


1:00 - 1:05pm

AWS Trivia

1:05 - 1:55pm

Increasing Diversity in Surgery Panel
Chair: Marion Henry, MD

Opening Comments by Marion Henry, MD

Increasing the Pre-med and Medical School Pipeline by Erika Newman, MD, FACS 

Increasing Medical School Interest by Kate Gerull, MS4

Increasing Diversity in Residency Programs by Tania Arora, MD

Increasing Diversity in your Department by Julie Ann Sosa, MD

The Role of Surgical Societies to Increase Diversity by Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH

Live Q&A


1:55 - 2:05pm

AJS Paper #3

Presentation

Live Q&A


2:05 - 2:10pm

AWS Trivia

2:10 - 3:00pm

I Am a Woman Surgeon and… How Intersectional Identities Impact Women in Surgery
Moderators: Lillian Erdahl, MD, FACS & Linda Barry, MD, MPH, FACS

Opening Comments by Lillian Erdahl, MD, FACS & Linda Barry, MD, MPH, FACS

Presentation by Allison Davis, MD

Presentation by Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD

Presentation by Laila Rashidi, MD, FACS

Presentation by Kimberly J. Templeton, MD

Panel Discussion


3:00 - 3:10pm

Intermission/Break

3:10 - 3:20pm

Annals of Surgery Paper, "Benchmarking Accomplishments of Leaders in American Surgery and Justification for Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion"

Presentation by Cherisse Berry, MD, FACS
Carla Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS

Live Q&A


3:20 - 4:10pm

Wrestling with Implicit Bias & Microaggression
Chair: Rosiane Roeder, MD

Opening Comments by Rosiane Roeder, MD

Presentation by Shikha Jain, MD, FACP

Panel questions with Shikha Jain, MD, FACP, Mecker Moller, MD & Sara Dickie, MD


4:10 - 4:15pm

AJS Paper Winners, AWS Research Madness Winners & Recognition of Visiting Professors
Herb Chen, MD, Sharon Stein, MD, FACS, Robin Williams, MD & Beth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD

4:15 - 4:20pm

AWS Trivia - Answers & Winners

4:20 - 4:25pm

Closing Comments
Closing by Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD & Robin Williams, MD

4:25 - 5:25pm

Business Meeting

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons. The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.