The UAB Department of Surgery started UAB Women in Surgery to provide camaraderie and community for female surgeons and encourage female medical students to choose surgical specialties.

 

RSVP to the 2017 Women in Surgery Event

 

The schedule for the 2017 Women in Surgery event is as follows:

April 10, 2017

Wine Loft, Birmingham

4-4:30 p.m. Taylor Riall, M.D., Ph.D.
  Chief, Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
  University of Arizona
4:30-5 p.m. Lauren A. Walter, M.D.
  Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
  University of Alabama at Birmingham
5-7 p.m. Networking Reception

April 11, 2017

Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium, UAB

7-8 a.m. Taylor Riall, M.D., Ph.D.
  Chief, Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
  University of Arizona
  "The Role of Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence in Surgeon Wellbeing and Optimal Performance"
8-8:30 a.m. Mona Fouad, M.D., M.P.H.
  Senior Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
  Professor and Director, Division of Preventive Medicine
  Director, UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center
  "Climbing the Mountain of Academic Medicine"
8:30-9 a.m. David Rogers, M.D., M.H.P.E.
  Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
  Professor of Surgery, Medical Education and Pediatrics
  Co-Director, UAB Healthcare Leadership Academy
  "Some Do-It-Yourself Recommendations for Building a Mentor Team"

pdfView or download a PDF of the full event agenda.

The Inaugural Women in Surgery Program was held April 26, 2016. The successful event featured a range of topics including work-life balance, how to be successful in academic surgery and private practice, networking, contract negotiations, and more. Below are videos of many of the lectures presented. 

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