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Women in Cardiology:

How to be Valued & Represent You

An Active Learning Forum

Sponsored by: Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology

 Thirty years ago, women were undervalued and underrepresented in CV medicine – today women must continue to overcome obstacles that stand in the way of being an active and present cardiologist.  This forum has been designed as a meeting where women cardiologists will gather to work towards finding solutions that they can implement in cardiovascular medicine today. 


Agenda

Friday, January 21   

5:30-7:00pm                   Reception

Saturday, January 22

8:00-8:45am

Breakfast Buffet Begins

8:45-9:15am                   

KEYNOTE LEARNING PRESENTATION

Women and Data: Thirty Years of Value

A review of three professional life surveys will illustrate the changes in satisfaction, family and medical leave policy, professional advancement, and barriers that have shaped the experience of women in cardiology.  From this benchmark we will explore the top ten recommendations to continue to advance in these areas.


Garima Sharma, MBBS, FACC

President, Maryland Chapter American College of Cardiology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Cardio-obstetrics

Associate Vice Chair, Women’s Careers in Academic Medicine, Department of Medicine

The Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

9:15-9:30am

BREAK

9:30am-12:00pm



REAL-LIFE SOLUTIONS PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Panelists
Kirsten Freeman, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


Mikhailia Lake, MD, FACC

Medical Director, Women's Heart Program

Holy Cross Medical Group

Fort Lauderdale, FL


Garima Sharma, MBBS, FACC

President, Maryland Chapter American College of Cardiology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Cardio-obstetrics

Associate Vice Chair, Women’s Careers in Academic Medicine, Department of Medicine

The Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD


Shona Velamakanni, MD, FACC

Non-Invasive Cardiologist, NCH Heart Institute
Medical Director, NCHHS Echocardiography
Medical Director, NCH Heart Institute Nuclear Cardiology

Naples, FL


Gladys Velarde, MD, FACC

Professor & Medical Director, Women's Cardiovascular Heart Program

Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, University of Florida

Jacksonville, FL


9:30am - Work-Life Balance

Explore how to implement practical solutions that are based on priorities that are based in your values and lifestyle.


10:00am - Contract Clauses You Need in Your Next Contract

Details are important in negotiation – learn what language will allow you to flourish and carve out your optimal schedule.


10:30am - Sponsorship-Mentorship-Allyship

Learn how to build a team that will support your career in all areas of practice (private, hospital-based, academic) and how to change those relationships as you career advances.


11:00am - Next Steps & Open Discussion

12:00pmLunch

1:00pm                             Adjourn

The JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is located in north Miami on over 300 acres featuring private balconies overlooking the resort's tropical grounds.  Guests can enjoy the Tidal Cove Waterpark, two golf courses, and the world-class spa.

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

19999 West Country Club Drive

Aventura, FL 33180-2401





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