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Please join us on Wednesday, March 6, at the 13th 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 6, 2019
Agenda

8 - 9 am Pediatric Grand Rounds, Health Sciences Tower, Level 2, LH 4
"Gender-Based Medicine - What For and Why Now?" 
Anat Biegon, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Neurology,
Department of Neurology, 

Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
9 am - 2 pm Program, Health Sciences Tower, Level 3, Galleria
9:10 am WELCOME ADDRESS
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 
Panelists:
Anat Biegon, PhD; Professor of Radiology and Neurology,
Department of Neurology, 

Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University;
Latha Chandran, MD, MPH, Vice Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs
Sonya Hwang, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology,
Residency Program Director, Department of Pathology

Lynn M. Johnson, Vice President, Human Resource Services,
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 CLOSING REMARKS
Latha Chandran, MD, MPH