FemInEM Idea Exchange 2018

October 16 — 18, 2018

New York Academy Of Medicine, New York City

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FIX18 is Sold Out.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Emergency Physicians and FemInEM. The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 11.75 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

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FIX 2018: Conference Tickets

Register for FIX18: Where ideas become movements.

The Speakers

Changemakers, Doers, Movers-and-Shakers — All in One Place

Engage directly with inspiring leaders from around the globe. Hear these curated speakers share stories of success, defeat, and what it means to keep going in the face of adversity. They bring with them exhilarating energy that translates into FIX attendees going after the lives and careers they want.

 

Aisha Liferidge, MD

Aisha Liferidge, MD

 
Ali Raja, MD

Ali Raja, MD

 
Anand Swaminathan, MD

Anand Swaminathan, MD

 
Andrew Tagg, MD

Andrew Tagg, MD

 
Arabia Mollette, MD

Arabia Mollette, MD

 
Arlene Chung, MD

Arlene Chung, MD

 
Ashley Shreves, MD

Ashley Shreves, MD

Carolyn McClanahan, MD

Carolyn McClanahan, MD

 
Catherine Shari, MD

Catherine Shari, MD

Cori Poffenberger, MD

Cori Poffenberger, MD

Darria Gillespie, MD

Darria Gillespie, MD

 
Dimitri  Papanagnou, MD

Dimitri Papanagnou, MD

 
Elyse Portillo, MD

Elyse Portillo, MD

 
Eva Niyibizi, MD

Eva Niyibizi, MD

Gennifer Geller, MD

Gennifer Geller, MD

 
Gita Pensa, MD

Gita Pensa, MD

 
Hilary Fairbrother, MD

Hilary Fairbrother, MD

 
Jane Van Dis, MD

Jane Van Dis, MD

 
Janelle Bludorn, PA-C

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C

 
Jay Baruch, MD

Jay Baruch, MD

 
Jenn Walthall, MD

Jenn Walthall, MD

 
Jennifer Brokaw, MD

Jennifer Brokaw, MD

 
Jennifer Tang, MD

Jennifer Tang, MD

 
Jennifer Gunter, MD

Jennifer Gunter, MD

 
Jessica Brice, MD

Jessica Brice, MD

Joneigh Khaldun, MD

Joneigh Khaldun, MD

 
Karen Kuehl, MD

Karen Kuehl, MD

 
Kathleen Myers, MD

Kathleen Myers, MD

Kristen Kent, MD

Kristen Kent, MD

 
Lynn Fiellin, MD

Lynn Fiellin, MD

 
Marina Del Rios, MD

Marina Del Rios, MD

 
Mary Claire O’Brien, MD

Mary Claire O’Brien, MD

 
Megan Ranney, MD

Megan Ranney, MD

 
Melissa Parsons, MD

Melissa Parsons, MD

 
Michael VanRooyan, MD

Michael VanRooyan, MD

 
Natalie May, MD

Natalie May, MD

 
Nathalie Coeller, MD

Nathalie Coeller, MD

 
Nikita Joshi, MD

Nikita Joshi, MD

 
Nii Darko, DO

Nii Darko, DO

 
Regina Royan, MD

Regina Royan, MD

 
Shana Zucker, MD

Shana Zucker, MD

 
Shannon McNamara, MD

Shannon McNamara, MD

 
Sheryl Heron, MD

Sheryl Heron, MD

 
Stefanie Simmons, MD

Stefanie Simmons, MD

 
Teresa Smith, MD

Teresa Smith, MD

 
Torree McGowan, MD

Torree McGowan, MD

 
Tracy Sanson, MD

Tracy Sanson, MD

 
Valerie Dobiesz, MD

Valerie Dobiesz, MD

Didactic Agenda

Oct 17

8:30 am - 9:15 amBreakfast and Registration
9:15 am - 9:20 amWelcome
9:20 am - 9:30 amBuilding Your Raft of BitchesDara Kass, MD
9:30 am - 9:45 amMy Life in the SunshineArabia Mollette, MD
9:45 am - 9:55 amThe Introvert in the ED: Coming Out From Under the Rock and Thriving in an Extrovert's WorldNatalie Coeller, MD
9:55 am - 10:50 amThe Secret Sauce of Start-upsKathy Meyers, MD
10:05 am - 10:15 amComing Out as HumanShannon McNamara,MD
10:15 am - 10:25 amCan more not-knowing make us better physicians?Jay Baruch, MD
10:25 am - 10:35 amOutside my BoxNii Darko, MD
10:35 am - 10:45 amOut of one box and into another: Lack of fit and sex bias in MedicineNick Gorton, MD
10:45 am - 11:00 amTwitter Moderation
11:00 am - 11:45 amBreak
11:45 am - 11:55 amThe Power is in the Eye of The OutsiderEva Nyibizi, MD
11:55 am - 12:05 pmForAGirl: A Program to Help Girls Be the RuleLynn Fiellin, MD
12:10 pm - 12:30 pmThe L Word:A joint conversation about maintaining resilience in the face of pending litigationGita Pensa MD; Tracy Sanson, MD
12:30 pm - 12:40 pmSeeing Emergency Medicine Through One EyeElyse Portillo, MD
12:40 pm - 12:55 pmGender Based Violence as a Global PandemicValerie Dobiesz, MD
12:55 pm - 1:10 pmTwitter Moderation
1:10 pm - 2:30 pmLunch
2:30 pm - 2:40 pmCome and Stand Under My Umbrella: Helping "Problem" Docs Find Room to Breathe.Stef Simmons, MD
2:40 pm - 2:55 pmMy journey in PWDP. Finding your leadership voiceGennifer Geller, MD
2:55 pm - 3:05 pmTrailblazeAisha Liferidge, MD
3:05 pm - 3:15 pmKitchen Table: Leading a Successful TeamMary Clare O' Brien, MD
3:15 pm - 3:25 pmNegotiation Skills to Improve your Career (and Life!)Ali Raja, MD
3:25 pm - 3:40 pmBuilding safety nets and baking cupcakesJennifer Walthall, MD
3:40 pm - 3:55 pmTwitter Moderation
3:55 pm - 4:40 pmBreak
4:40 pm - 4:55 pmThe Panic Button: Using Data to Create EquityJane Van Dis, MD
4:55 pm - 5:05 pmQueericulum: creating a culture of inclusionShana Zucker
5:05 pm - 5:15 pm95 years of the ERA...and Still at it today Kristen Kent, MD
5:15 pm - 5:25 pmAvoiding Feminist BurnoutJessica Brice,MD
5:25 pm - 5:40 pmCareer NirvanaJoneigh Khaldun, MD
5:40 pm - 6:00 pmHow Advance Care Planning Saves Lives and Might Save the Practice of Medicine TooJennifer Brokaw, MD
6:00 pm - 6:15 pmTwitter Moderation
6:15 pm - 6:20 pmClosing

Oct 18

9:00 am - 9:30 amBreakfast
9:30 am - 9:35 amWelcome
9:35 am - 9:45 amYou need darkness to see the starsMarina Del Rios, MD
9:45 am - 9:55 amConfessions of a WimpDimitri Papagnou, MD
9:55 am - 10:05 amMore Than Skin Deep: Making the Case for Socioeconomic DiversityRegina Royan, MD
10:05 am - 10:15 amFrom the Eyes of a PatientTeresa Smith, MD
10:15 am - 10:25 amWomen: Yes, Please!Natalie May, MD
10:25 am - 10:40 amDisability Matters: from disabling assumptions to enabling conversationsCori Poffenberger, MD
10:40 am - 10:55 amTwitter Moderation
10:55 am - 11:40 amBreak
11:40 am - 11:55 amRethinking Family Leave PoliciesMichael Van Rooyen, MD
11:55 am - 12:05 pmWe Speak for the Dead to Protect the LivingJennifer Tang, MD
12:05 pm - 12:15 pmTaking Ownership of the Unwanted JobKaren Kuehl, MD
12:15 pm - 12:30 pmGoals of Care at the Moment of CrisisAshley Shreves, MD
12:30 pm - 12:40 pmTrust me, I'm (not) a doctor...Janelle Bludorn, PA-C
12:40 pm - 1:00 pmCreating Great Workplace CultureCarolyn McClanahan, MD
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmTwitter Moderation
1:15 pm - 2:45 pmLunch
2:45 pm - 2:55 pmThe Silent Struggle of Female PhysiciansMelissa Parsons, MD
2:55 pm - 3:10 pmA short story about death and lifeAndy Tagg, MD
3:10 pm - 3:20 pmStepping Out of the Academic Rat RaceAnand Swaminathan, MD
3:20 pm - 3:30 pmHealth Hacks: Do Less, Thrive MoreDarria Gillespie, MD
3:30 pm - 3:40 pmLife of a mother and an EM researcherCatherine Shari, MD
3:40 pm - 3:55 pmWhy We Shouldn't Teach Doctors to Be WellArlene Chung, MD
3:55 pm - 4:10 pmTwitter Moderation
4:10 pm - 4:55 pmBreak
4:55 pm - 5:15 pmA paired conversation on gun ownership and emergency medicineMegan Ranney, MD; Torree McGowan, MD
5:15 pm - 5:30 pmEquity and Inclusion, Where do we go from here?Sheryl Heron MD
5:30 pm - 5:40 pmWork the Poll! Why you should be a poll worker.Nikita Joshi, MD
5:40 pm - 5:50 pmLeave politics to the politicians. I just want to see my patients!Hilary Fairbrother, MD
5:50 pm - 6:05 pmTaking on pseudoscience and patriarchyJen Gunter, MD
6:05 pm - 6:20 pmTwitter Moderation
6:20 pm - 6:30 pmGoodbye

The Venue

FIX 2018 will be held at the New York Academy of Medicine. A historic Romanesque building completed in 1927, the building’s stunning interior is filled with decorative details that evoke the history of medicine– a perfect backdrop to invite conversation about the future of medicine and the vital and thrilling role women play in it.

Also on site, the New York Academy of Medicine’s academic library houses one of the world’s most important collections of original medical and public health texts. Located on Fifth Avenue across from Central Park, FIX 2018 participants will find themselves right in the heart of New York City’s bustling Upper East Side, with easy access to museums and restaurants.

On October 17th and 18th, speakers will be featured on the stage of Hosack Hall, a beautiful 583-seat theater fully equipped to bring state-of-the-art presentations to conference attendees.

The President’s Gallery, a stunning 1,700 square-foot space located directly across from the auditorium will house our exhibitor’s space, where FIX attendees can network, relax, and engage with sponsors.

Welcome Party

Our Welcome Party will take place 6pm on October 16 at the Highline Ballroom, a great way to get to know each other anticipation of the event.

Our exclusive sponsor, Butterfly Network, will help us kick of FIX18 with style and grace.

FIX18 Soul Sisters

Are you a #FIX18 Soul Sister?

Join us for a Ride at SoulCycle. 

Tuesday October 16 at 2:30pm.

The team at Maimonides Medical Center is sponsoring a private SoulRide with Soul Legend Noa Shaw at the original SouStudio on E 83rd Street.  We have 71 bikes to fill, who’s gonna ride with us?  We will send out a bike reservation link soon.

 

 

Child Care

FIX 2018 is a family-friendly conference, dedicated to providing an inclusive atmosphere for all physicians, including parents of small children.

Thanks to our childcare sponsors Rosh Review, we have secured a dedicated space to provide onsite childcare for conference attendees and to serve as a breakout space for the parents of young children.

 

Accommodations

We have hotel blocks at the following hotels.  Click on the hotel names to take a look.

Use the embedded registration links in the prices to reserve. If it doesn’t work, make sure to ask for the FemInEM block.

Hotel Wales: $309 (single)/ $350 (double)/night

Hotel Plaza Athenee: $350/night: use code “FemInEM”

Hotel Marmara: $335/night: use code “FemInEM Room Bloc”

Hampton Inn Manhattan/ Times Square South: $329 (single)/$349 (double)/ night

Hilton Garden Inn New York Manhattan Midtown East: $359/ night

Hampton Inn Manhattan/Madison Square Garden: $349 (single)/ $359 (double)/ night

Through our invite only facebook group, FIX18, participants will discuss other creative (read: economical) ways to spend a few days in NYC!

Refund Policy

Refund Policy:

100% ticket refunded until June 15, 2018.

50% ticket price refunded until August 15, 2018.

No refunds after August 15, 2018.

In the case of a last minute cancellation, we will help facilitate a ticket transfer if possible.

Sponsorship

Sponsor or exhibit at the world’s most energized gathering of women in emergency medicine.

Partnering with FemInEM offers a unique opportunity for sponsoring organizations to create relationships with physicians from all over the world. Our sponsorship packages include the chance for face-to-face, pre-conference, and post-conference communications, with online, digital, and print presence.

Click here to see our FIX18 sponsorship kit. Please email darakass@feminem.org for more details.

Platinum Sponsors

Our most committed partners, our Platinum Sponsors have partnered with FemInEM to bring FIX18 to you. They will have an exhibition table at the conference, so make sure to say thanks!

Gold Sponsors

Our Gold Sponsors will have also be exhibiting at FIX18, so please make sure to thank them in person for their support of everything FemInEM.

Bronze Sponsors

Our Bronze Sponsors will have materials in our #FIX18 swag bags, we wonder what they will include?

Nourishment Sponsors

These sponsors helped provide food and beverage to our attendees.

AFFIX Room

Thank you to our AFFIX room Sponsor

FIX Foundations Platinum Sponsors

FIX Foundations Platinum Sponsors are departments who have committed to sending at least 5 residents and 5 attending to FIX 18.

FIX Foundations Gold Sponsors

FIX Foundations Gold Sponsors have committed to sending at least 5 attending physicians to FIX18.

FIX Foundations Silver Sponsors

FIX Foundations Silver Sponsors have committed to sending at least 5 resident physicians to FIX18.

Speaker Coaches

Thank you to our extraordinary Speaker Coaches who will help guarantee an amazing event.

Adam Rosh, MD

Adam Rosh, MD

 
Alison Haddock, MD

Alison Haddock, MD

 
Alyson J. McGregor,MD

Alyson J. McGregor,MD

 
Amy Faith Ho, MD

Amy Faith Ho, MD

 
Andrew Grock, MD

Andrew Grock, MD

 
Annahieta Kalantari, DO

Annahieta Kalantari, DO

 
Dan Egan, MD

Dan Egan, MD

 
Diane Birnbaumer, MD

Diane Birnbaumer, MD

 
Emilie J. Calvello Hynes, MD

Emilie J. Calvello Hynes, MD

 
Eve Purdy, MD

Eve Purdy, MD

 
Gillian Schmitz, MD

Gillian Schmitz, MD

 
Glenn Paetow, MD

Glenn Paetow, MD

 
Hilarie Cranmer, MD

Hilarie Cranmer, MD

 
Jaime Hope, MD

Jaime Hope, MD

 
Jeff Riddell, MD

Jeff Riddell, MD

 
Jennifer R. Marin, MD, MSc

Jennifer R. Marin, MD, MSc

Jess Mason, MD

Jess Mason, MD

 
John Bailitz , MD

John Bailitz , MD

 
Jordana Haber, MD

Jordana Haber, MD

 
Ken Milne, MD

Ken Milne, MD

 
Michael Gottlieb, MD

Michael Gottlieb, MD

 
Mizuho Spangler, DO

Mizuho Spangler, DO

 
Nikita Joshi MD

Nikita Joshi MD

 
Rachel Liu, MD

Rachel Liu, MD

 
Regan Marsh MD MPH

Regan Marsh MD MPH

 
Ross Fisher, MD

Ross Fisher, MD

 
Salim R. Rezaie, MD

Salim R. Rezaie, MD

 
Sara Gray, MD

Sara Gray, MD

 
Shahina Braganza, MD

Shahina Braganza, MD

 
Simon Carley, MD

Simon Carley, MD

 
Teresa Amato, MD

Teresa Amato, MD

 
Teresa Chan, MD

Teresa Chan, MD

 
Viktoria Koskenoja, MD

Viktoria Koskenoja, MD

Wilma Chan, MD/EdM

Wilma Chan, MD/EdM