Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A. Dr. Claire Pomeroy is the featured speaker.
“A Day with Claire Pomeroy” will begin at 7 a.m. with a continental breakfast. Symposium I, “Creating a Healthier World by Addressing Social Determinants of Health,” will begin at 7:30 a.m. During the rest of the morning, there will be two breakout sessions: “Diversity and Inclusivity, Unconscious Bias” and “Your Digital Presence.”
Symposium II, “Women and Medicine in Science: Building an Inclusive Culture,” will begin at Noon. The afternoon breakout sessions will focus on: “How to Give and Receive Back” and “Negotiating on the Job.”
The Symposia are open to the entire medical community. The breakout sessions are open to the WIMS membership.
Pomeroy is president of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. She serves as chief executive officer of the Foundation and is responsible for advancing the Foundation's mission to "improve health by accelerating support for medical research through recognition of research excellence, public education and advocacy.”
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