Females Working in Emergency Medicine

FemInPEM: Midwest 2020

November 5 — 6, 2021

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.

UPDATE:

Due to safety and logistical concerns regarding COVID-19, we have decided to postpone FemInPEM-Midwest 2020.

The new date is November 12, 2021 in Cincinnati, so please mark your calendars!

Please stay tuned for further updates.


For registration, a detailed agenda, accreditation, and credit information click here.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Registration/Breakfast
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

  1. Wellness during a pandemic, Heather Kelker, Riley Children’s Hospital at Indiana University Health
  2. Resiliency after a traumatic event, Wendy Pomerantz, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center3.
  3. Journey to Otherhood, Dina Walin and Ebony Hunter, UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital
  4. I want to be an academic, but…… , Maggie Samuels-Kalow and Kori Sauser-Zachrison, Mass General Hospital
  5. Confessions of loving a child with special needs, Sarah Schmidt, Denver Children’s Hospital
  6. 6. EMPOWER: EM program of women in leadership, 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, 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 MD, MPH, Medical Director, Injury Prevention & Research Center, and Medical Director, Strengthening Chicago’s Youth, Smith Child Health Research Program, Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute; Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine 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 mental 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 and The Nicholas Crognale Endowed Chair in Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 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

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
TIAA-CREF representative

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


How to advocate to leadership for support for families (e.g. onsite daycare, appropriate BF spaces/policies, mandatory maternity and paternity leave, adoption leave, elder care and establishing family friendly policies)
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

Break
2:30PM – 2:45PM

Talks Block 2 (10-15 Minute Ted Talk Style)
2:45PM – 4:15PM

Closing Remarks
4:15PM – 4:30PM

Registration is closed at this time. Check back soon!

Collaborations

Thank you to the organizations who collaborated to make this happen.

 

Sponsors

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