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2nd Annual DOM Women in Medicine & Science Seminar

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Online - Zoom, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO MO

2nd Annual DOM Women in Medicine & Science SeminarLeadership and Promotion – the chicken or the egg?

Join us for the 2nd Annual Department of Medicine Women in Medicine and Science Seminar hosted by Advancing Women in Academic Medicine (AWAM) and the Forum for Women in Medicine (FWIM).

This virtual seminar, Leadership and Promotion – the chicken or the egg?, will provide a foundation for you to learn the critical skills, strategies and resources available to prepare for career advancement and promotion opportunities. Featuring distinguished Department of Medicine leaders and guest speakers, you will enjoy a variety of sessions covering topics on effective promotions strategies to leadership positions for women to being a purpose driven leader. This event is open to all faculty, staff, postdocs, fellows, house staff, and medical/graduate students.

SpeakersComing soon


8:00am Welcome Remarks
Vicky Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine, Chair, Department of Medicine
8:15am Finding Your Purpose and Leading with Passion
Kristine Kuhn, MD, PhD, Scoville Endowed Chair and Head, Division of Rheumatology,
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
9:00am Minority Women and Healthcare Leadership: Lessons Learned from Leadership Theories
Patricia Kao, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
9:50am Not Too Young To Lead
Zainab Mahmoud, MD, MSc, Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine,
Division of Cardiology
10:35am Leadership and Higher Purpose
Anjan V. Thakor, PhD, Interim Dean and the John E. Simon Professor of Finance,
Olin Business School
11:25am And Then There Were Four: Leadership in National Physician Professional Societies
Darilyn Moyer, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief, Executive Officer,
American College of Physicians
12:15pm Effective Promotion Strategies for Women
Renee Shellhaas, MD, MS, Associate, Dean for Faculty Promotions & Career Development,
David T Blasingame, Professor of Neurology
1:00pm Closing Remarks
Rakhee Bhayani, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Forum for Women in Medicine and
Sharon Cresci, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director,
Advancing Women in Academic Medicine

Please contact Kirsten Jones ( or Jennifer Mosher ( with questions or for information.