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Institute for Women's Health and Leadership Events

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • Marion Spencer Fay Lecture, Award Ceremony & Reception

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    4:30 PM-7:30 PM

    Pyramid Club Philadelphia

    • Everyone

    The Marion Spencer Fay Award recognizes a woman physician or scientist who has made an exceptionally significant contribution to health care as a practitioner, medical educator, administrator or research scientist. This award is intended to recognize past contributions and support the ongoing work of an outstanding woman physician or scientist.

    4:30 p.m. Award presentation and lecture by Melissa Simon, MD, MPH: "Moving the Needle on Women's Health Equity"
    5:30 p.m. Lifetime achievement award presentation, Vivian Pinn, MD
    6 – 7:30 p.m. Reception

    Learn more about the Marion Spencer Fay Award

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  • 18th Annual D. Walter Cohen, DDS, Lectureship in Diabetes

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM

    New College Building Geary Auditorium 245 N. 15th Stret

    • Everyone

    Islet Transplantations: Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

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  • Conversation About Breast Cancer

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    8:00 AM-10:00 AM

    Loews Hotel 1200 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

    • Everyone

    The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, in partnership with Susan G. Komen Philadelphia, is presenting a program for primary care practitioners that focuses on their important role as the first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer.

    The event is free, but registration is required.

    Learn more or register

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  • Movie Night with Vision 2020: Battle of the Sexes

    Friday, September 29, 2017

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM

    Bryn Mawr Film Institute (824 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010)

    • Everyone
    Join Vision 2020 for the premiere of "Battle of the Sexes" at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.
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  • National Women's Equality Day: HERstory Hunt and Toast to Tenacity™

    Saturday, August 26, 2017

    10:30 AM-1:00 PM

    Visitor Center at Independence National Historical Park 599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 For the HERstory Hunt, report to the museum on the first floor of the Visitor Center (right across from the ranger desk). For the Toast to Tenacity, report to the Liberty View Ballroom on the second floor of the Visitor Center.

    • Everyone

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Faculty and staff members of the Institute for Women's Health & Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine.