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Leading, Lessons, and Life: A Career Development Symposium

Co-sponsored by UR Women in Surgery and URMC Office for Inclusion and Culture

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This half-day conference will provide ideas and strategies to support faculty in navigating the challenges and developing a successful career path in academic medicine. The conference will include didactic lectures, breakout sessions to discuss strategies for setting obtainable personal and professional goals and expectations and networking opportunities.

Keynote Speaker: Patricia Numann, MD, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Lloyd S. Rogers Professor of Surgery, Emerita.

Topics to be covered include:

➢ Negotiation

➢ Leadership

➢ Peer Mentoring as a Path to Resilience

➢ Career Pathways


For more information, email Office for Inclusion and Culture:

or contact Princess Fame:


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Numann has served as Vice-President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and President of the Association for Surgical Education. She is past President of the American College of Surgeons and past Chair of the American Board of Surgery. She was one of the founding members of the Association for Surgical Education and founded the Association for Women Surgeons. She was inducted into the International Women Physicians’ Hall of Fame and named “Local Legend” to The National Library of Medicine’s “Changing Faces of Medicine” exhibit. In April 2017 she was awarded the Lila A. Wallis Women’s Health Award from the American Medical Women’s Association and the American College of Surgeons declared her an Icon in Surgery

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 8:00am to 12:00pm

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Adolph Lower Auditorium 1-7619
415 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642

Event Type

Lectures and Talks







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