14th Annual Women in Medicine Research Day

Please join us on Wednesday, March 11, at the 14th Annual Women in Medicine Research Day at Renaissance School of Medicine.

This event raises awareness of gender disparities in medical training, healthcare and research, and highlights the achievements of women in those fields. 

This special day includes a Keynote Grand Rounds Lecture, abstract presentations and four esteemed panelists describing their career journeys and their solutions for finding a work/life balance. There will also be an awards ceremony for the best research projects in seven categories. Stay for the entire day or come to specific events.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

8 - 9 am Pediatric Grand Rounds, Health Sciences Tower, Level 2, LH 4
"COVID19 - A Novel Emerging Pathogen" 
Bettina Fries, MD, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine;
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine, and Microbiology and Immunology 

Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
9 am - 2 pm Program, Health Sciences Tower, Level 3, Galleria  
Ann-Leslie Berger-Zaslav, PhD, 
Coordinator, Women in Medicine Research Day
Clinical Professor of Pathology, 
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University 
Department of Pathology/Cytogenetics   
9:15 - 10:15 am 1st Session - Abstract Presentations
10:15 - 10:45 am Discussion and Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 am PANEL DISCUSSION
"Achieving a Successful Career for Women in Medicine"
Moderator: Ann-Leslie Berger-Zaslav, PhD 

Jela Bandovic, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Aurora D. Pryor, MD, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs; Division Chief, Bariatric, Foregut and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery; Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center; Director, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

Rina Meyer, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Kathleen Byington, Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Stony Brook University

11:45 pm - Noon Lunch
Noon - 1 pm 2nd Session - Abstract Presentations
1 - 1:15 pm Discussion
1:15 - 1:30 pm ABSTRACT AWARDS
1:30 pm

Latha Chandran, MD, MPH, Vice Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs; Miriam and David Donoho Distinguished Teaching Professor; SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Founding Director; Donoho Academy of Clinical and Educational Scholars