FemInPEM Midwest, in partnership with FemInEM and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, aims to provide a unique conference networking opportunity for allies and advocates of women working in pediatric emergency medicine (PEM). Our goal is to highlight challenges and solutions for promoting equity and advancement of women in our professional field.
To apply to be a FemInPEM Speaker, fill out this form. The speaker submission site will close on January 31, 2021.
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AGENDA for November 12, 2021
8:00AM – 8:30AM
Welcome and Keynote: Dr. Patsy McNeil, Chief Medical Officer, Attending EM Physician, Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
8:30AM – 9:15AM
Talks Block 1 (10-15 Minute Ted Talk Style)
9:15AM – 11:00AM
FeminPem 2021 Speakers include:
1. Wellness during a pandemic
Presented by: Heather Kelker, Riley Children’s Hospital at Indiana University Health
2. Resiliency after a traumatic event
Presented by: Wendy Pomerantz, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3. Journey to Otherhood
Presented by : Dina Walin and Ebony Hunter, UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital
4. I want to be an academic, but……
Presented by: Maggie Samuels-Kalow and Kori Sauser-Zachrison, Mass General Hospital
5. Confessions of loving a child with special needs
Presented by: Sarah Schmidt, Denver Children’s Hospital
6. EMPOWER: EM program of women in leadership
Presented by: Liz Leenellett and Art Pancioli, University of Cincinnati, UC Health
Breakout Session 1
11:00AM – 12:15PM
Thinking outside the box: Taking a risk – making your passion your career
Presented by: Sheryl Allen MD, MS, Director of Clinical Surveillance at Eli Lilly and Company and Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine
Karen Sheehan, Medical Director, Lurie Children’s Healthy Communities, Professor of Pediatrics (Division of Emergency Medicine), Medical Education, and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Jen Sullivan (Walthall) MD, MPH, Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine
How to advocate for and address wellness in medicine
Presented by: Brandon Kozar PsyD, MBA, Director, Leadership Coaching and Development and Director, YOU Matter Program, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The art of negotiating
Presented by: Kathy Shaw MD, MSCE, Associate Chair of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in the Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, The Nicholas Crognale Endowed Chair in Emergency Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
How to advocate for equal salaries and transparency
Presented by: Peggy Hostetter, MD, former BK Rachford Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
John A. Barnard MD, Ann I. Wolfe Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research, President, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Art Pancioli MD, Richard C. Levy Chair and Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC College of Medicine and UC Health Physician.
Liz Leenellett MD, Vice Chair of Women’s Initiatives and Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC College of Medicine and UC Health Physician.
How to address and build a skill set to deal with microaggressions in the workplace
Presented by: Jamilah Hackworth EdD, Assistant Professor, Associate Director, Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Building a mentorship network to propel your career while designing a pathway to promotion
Presented by: Libby Alpern MD, MSCE, Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Lurie Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Financial planning and how to achieve financial independence
Presented by: Michelle Stevenson MD, MS, Director of Pediatric Research Development and Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Norton Children’s Medical Group University of Louisville, Department of Pediatrics
Why you are the right person for a leadership position (Division Chief, Research Director, Fellowship Director, Dept Chair, CMO, Fellowship Director, etc.)
Presented by: Evie Alessandrini MD, MSCE, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, University of Cincinnati Health System and Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Patsy McNeil MD, Chief Medical Officer, Attending EM Physician, Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
Advocating for Working Families: A Partnership Between Human Resources, Leadership and Employees.
Presented by: Nerissa Morris MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Networking Lunches at Assigned Tables
12:15PM – 1:15PM
Breakout Session 2
1:15PM – 2:30PM
Same sessions as in Breakout Session 1 above
2:30PM – 2:45PM
Talks Block 2 (10-15 Minute Ted Talk Style)
2:45PM – 4:15PM
4:15PM – 4:30PM