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Women's Leadership Summit 2021

"Leading Through Allyship"

Friday, December 3, 2021
12:30–5:00 p.m.

The 2021 Women’s Leadership Summit was an immersive, interactive leadership development opportunity focused on gender equity in medicine, science and leadership. Attendees hear from leaders and participate in discussions and workshops. 

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  • 12:30–12:45: Welcome and Introductions
  • 12:45–1:10: Phyllis Marciano, MD, 2021 Woman in Medicine Award Presentation
    Honoring Barbara Atkinson, MD, Founding Dean Emeritus, UNLV School of Medicine
  • 1:15–2:15: Strategies for Women Leaders: Better Allyship to Historically Excluded Individuals
    Sandra Brooks, MD, MBA, Executive VP, Chief Community Health Equity Officer, TJU, CMO Center City Division at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Mo Kaze, PhD, Postdoctoral Scientist, UC Davis; Fellow, Department of Education
    Ana Núñez, MD, FACP, Vice Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion UMN
  • 2:15–3:15: Male Allyship: Strategies to be an Ally
    Brad Johnson, PhD, Professor of Psychology, US Naval Academy
    Ed Mariano, MD, MAS, FASA, Professor, Anesthesia, Stanford
    Julie Silver, MD, Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
  • 3:15–3:30: Break
  • 3:30–4:30: Finding Your Ally: Tools for Identifying Allies Across Your Career
    Philomena Asante, MD, MPH, Pediatrician, BU; Leader, Diva Docs
    Erika Brown, PhD, Sr. Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, Professional and Academic Development; Professor, Pathology and Anatomy, Morehouse School of Medicine
    Jennifer O’Toole, MD, MEd, SFHM, Program Director, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program; Director of Education, Hospital Medicine; Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati
  • 4:30–5:00: Final Discussions and Closing Remarks

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