Revive and Thrive The Leadership Journey for Women in Medicine and Science

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Sponsored by Faculty Affairs at Wake Forest School of Medicine 
Presenting Sponsors: Surgical Care Affiliates and Capital Bank  






Lynn Anthony, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM)

Opening Remarks 

Julie Freischlag, MD, FRCS, ED (Hon), CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Dean of WFSM  


Session 1: Flourishing is not a Solo Endeavor (B. Fredrickson)

Introductions:  Cynthia Emory, MD, MBA, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery; Chair of the Women in Medicine and Science Program, WFSM (Conference Chair) 

Opening Plenary: “Stop Giving Discounts – Planning for Your ‘ASK’”  
Winborne Macphail, Group President, Operations and SVP, Sales and Market Development, Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA); Executive, SCA Women’s Leadership Network  

“Women Supporting Women: An Untapped Resource”  
Catherine Matthews, MD, Professor of Urology, WFSM  

“The Language of Leadership” 
Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development; Ruth E. Murdaugh Professor of Family Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine 


Session 1 Q&A


Networking Break & lunch pick‐up  


Session 2: Work‐Life Choices

Moderator: Elizabeth (Libby) Kelly, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, WFSM 



Session 2 Q&A


Networking Break


Session 3: Navigating Workplace Challenges – What Would You Do?

(Small Group Discussion)  
Orientation: Cynthia Emory, MD, MBA


Networking Break


Session 4: Positivity Transforms Us For the Better

Introductions:  Suzanne Danhauer, PhD 

Keynote – “People Matter: The Science of Love, Connection, & 'Positivity Resonance'”   
Barbara Fredrickson, PhD, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 


Q&A Panel 

Moderator: Goldie Byrd, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences; Director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, WFSM 
All presenters: Amber Brooks, MD, Suzanne Danhauer, PhD, Barbara Fredrickson, PhD, Amret Hawfield, MD, Winborne Macphail, Catherine Matthews, MD, Oona O’Neill, MD, Susan Pollart, MD, MS, Roxann Roberson‐Nay, PhD, Gabriela Velazquez‐Ramirez, MD  
4:55  Closing remarks: Cynthia Emory, MD, MBA 
5:00  Networking Social
6:00 Conference Concludes

Credit: The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation: The Wake Forest School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Continuing Education for Psychologists:
This program will provide 5.25 contact hours of (Category A) continuing education for North Carolina psychologists. No partial credit will be given.

Conference Steering Committee

  • Cynthia Emory, MD (Chair) – Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery; Chair of Women in Medicine and Science
  • Elizabeth (Libby) Kelly (Co-Chair) – Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • C. Randall Clinch, Do – Professor of Family Medicine; Associate Dean for Faculty Development; Interim Associate Dean for MD Program Academic Affairs
  • Goldie Byrd, PhD – Professor of Public Health Sciences; Director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
  • Catherine Matthews, MD – Professor of Urology
  • Suzanne Danhauer, PhD – Associate Professor and Vice Chair of PHS, Social Sciences and Health Policy
  • Natalie Barrett – Manager of Faculty Affairs