Women's Leadership Conference 2018

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The Leadership Journey for Women in Medicine and Science

When: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 11am - 6:15pm
Location: Winston-Salem NC

View the Agenda for 2018
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Overview and Background

This inaugural conference is inspired by our first female Dean of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, who also serves as CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Dr. Julie Freischlag.  Join us for a leadership journey in personal bravery, combating the imposter syndrome and leading change at your institution. 

Sponsored by the Wake Forest School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs

Agenda Features

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD

Keynote Speaker:
Julie Freischlag, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Professor, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 

Nancy Dickey, MD

Keynote Speaker:
Nancy Dickey, MD
Executive Director of A&M Rural & Community Health Institute
Professor of Family & Community Medicine and Humanities
Department Head of Primary Care Medicine


First female: President of the AMA; and Texas A&M Health Sciences Center

Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH

 

Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH, Joseph P. Archie, Jr. Eminent Professor of Medicine; Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  

 

Sharon Hull, MD, MPH

 

Sharon Hull, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine; Director, Duke University School of Medicine Executive Coaching Program, Duke University School of Medicine  

 

Allison Brashear, MD

 

Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, Chair of Neurology and Walter C. Teagle Professor of Neurology, Executive Director of the Neuroscience Service Line, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Amy McMichael, MD

 

Amy McMichael, MD, Professor and Chair of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine  

 

Toni Johnson, MD

Toni Johnson, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Vice Chair and Residency Program Director; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University and Chief of Service, Behavioral Health Unit, Vidant Medical Center 

Suzanne C. Danhauer, PhD

 

Suzanne Danhauer, PhD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Social Sciences & Health Policy, Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine 

 

Amy N. Hildreth, MD

 

Amy N. Hildreth, MD, Assistant Program Director and Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine 

 

Meagan R. Hunt, MD

 

Meagan Hunt, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Davie Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine

 

 

Audience 

Open to NC Academic Medicine Faculty and Administration

Registration 

Registration: $90 - the conference is full. Wait list registrations are still being accepted but not guaranteed. 

Registration is required through our online form

Location

The conference will take place at 
KimptonThe Cardinal Hotel
51 E. Fourth Street, Winston Salem NC

Conference Parking or Shuttle Service

Overnight accommodations are not located at the conference site.  Y

On-site Parking Options: 
One West Fourth Street Garage Parking Deck 
495 N. Liberty St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101 - 336-722-2636

4th/Church Street Deck
455 North Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Parking rate: $10.00 maximum for the day

Overnight Accommodations

Hampton Inn Winston-Salem – I-40/Hanes Mall
1990 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-760-1660
(2 night stay minimum)

Room rate (subject to tax):
$348.00 + tax (total for 2 nights stay)
Please note this rate is being offered for both nights of Thursday, September 27th and Friday, September 28th. You must book for both nights.

Hotel Policies:
To make your hotel reservations, please call (336) 760-1660 and identify yourself with the Wake Forest Women’s Leadership Conference in order to receive the group rate and blocked rooms. To confirm your reservation, a credit card is required. Reservations must be made prior to Monday, August 27th. After Monday, August 27th, reservations at the group rate will be accepted only on a space available basis. The room block may fill before Monday, August 27th so we encourage you to make your reservations early.

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Winston-Salem University
5790 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
336-767-9595
(1 night stay - September 27th)

Room rate (subject to tax):
$119.00 +tax per night (includes complimentary breakfast buffet)
Please note this rate is being offered for Thursday, September 27th only

Hotel Policies:
To make your hotel reservations, please call (336) 767-9595 and identify yourself with the Wake Forest Women’s Leadership Conference in order to receive the group rate and blocked rooms. To confirm your reservation, a credit card is required. Reservations must be made prior to Wednesday, August 29th. After Wednesday, August 29th, reservations at the group rate will be accepted only on a space available basis. The room block may fill before Wednesday, August 29th so we encourage you to make your reservations early. 

Cancellation of any guaranteed room reservation must be given 24 hours prior to the day of arrival. 
Check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out time is 12:00pm 

Steering Committee:

1. Evelyn Anthony, MD (Chair) - Professor of Radiology; Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
2. Lynne Wagenknecht, DrPH - Professor and Interim Director of Public Health Sciences; Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary Research
3. Allison Brashear, MD, MBA - Professor and Chair of Neurology
4. David McIntosh, PhD, Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer
5. Suzanne Danhauer, PhD - Associate Professor and Vice Chair of PHS, Social Sciences & Health Policy; Associate Director, Office of Women in Medicine & Science
6. Natalie Barrett - Program Manager for Faculty Affairs


For more information, email us at facultydevelopment@wakehealth.edu or call (336) 716-6970.

Toni Johnson, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Vice Chair and Residency Program Director; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University and Chief of Service, Behavioral Health Unit, Vidant Medical Center 

Toni Johnson, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Vice Chair and Residency Program Director; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University and Chief of Service, Behavioral Health Unit, Vidant Medical Center