Breakthrough to Brave
The Leadership Journey for Women in Medicine and Science
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
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, Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine; Director, Duke University School of Medicine Executive Coaching Program, Duke University School of Medicine
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, Professor and Chair of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
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 Danhauer, PhD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Social Sciences & Health Policy, Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Amy N. Hildreth, MD, Assistant Program Director and Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Meagan Hunt, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Davie Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Open to NC Academic Medicine Faculty and Administration
Registration: $90 - the conference is full. Wait list registrations are still being accepted but not guaranteed.
Registration is required through our online form.
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
Hampton Inn Winston-Salem – I-40/Hanes Mall
1990 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
(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.
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
(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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (336) 716-6970.