Celebrate Women in Medicine Month

Celebrate by saving the date for the 2019 Women in Medicine Conference, held on Friday, October 4, 2019. Cristy Page, MD, MPH, Executive Dean and William B. Aycock Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine, will be the event's keynote speaker.

Each September, the American Medical Association celebrates women in medicine and honors physicians who have contributed to the advancement of women in medicine. In celebration, save the date and register for the 2019 Women in Medicine Conference on Friday, October 4th from 8:30AM-12:00PM at the Carolina Inn, Hill Ballroom.  Register for the event at go.unc.edu/wim.

The half-day conference is open to all UNC School of Medicine students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff, and alumnae.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  Following Dr. Page’s keynote will be a panel discussion and a networking lunch.  

The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, the Office of Medical Education, and the Association of Professional Women in Medical Sciences (APWIMS).  If you have questions, please contact Kelly Ogden in the Office of Medical Education at Kelly_ogden@med.unc.edu or 919-966-4065.

You can also celebrate Women in Medicine month by:

  • Visiting the AMA-WPS Women in Medicine Month webpage to learn about accomplishments by women physicians and ways to join the celebration
  • Supporting Women in Medicine Day, Sept. 5 (today!), by using the Women in Medicine Month Media Kit resources or posting photos of yourself at work or in the classroom using the hashtag #WIMMonth
  • Acknowledging the work of your colleagues!
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