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Women in Medicine & Surgery Leadership Development Conference

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm


Memorial Center for Learning & Innovation (MCLI), M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium, 228 W. Miller St., Springfield, IL


Topics include:

  • Enhancing Resilience: Strategies for Women Physicians
    Charlene M. Dewey, MD, M.Ed, FACP
  • Oh, The Places You’ll Go*: From There to Here and Here to There, Career Advancement from Women Chairs
    Janet R. Albers, MD and Kari Wolf, MD
         *Seuss, D. (1990). Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Random House                                                                                              
  • The Art of Principled Negotiation: Recognizing Your Value and Getting to ‘Yes'
    Vidhya Prakash, MD and Eric Linson, MBA, MHCDS
  • Keynote Presentation:  Creating a Culture of Gender Equity in Academic Medicine
    Alyssa Westring, PhD
  • Leading in Your Setting
    Hilary Sanfey, MB, BCh, MHPE, FACS
  • Solving Together the Challenges Faced by Women in Medicine
    Susan Hingle, MD
  • Leading in Your Career and Life
    Alyssa Westring, PhD
  • Shattering the Myths of Resiliency: Unleashing Your Authentic Power
    Wendi El-Amin, MD

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- This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Nurses may receive 5.75 contact hours for completing this activity.
- Credit information for other health care professionals will be detailed in the conference brochure.

Questions?  Contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development at 217-545-7711 or



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