Upcoming Conference: December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019

What to Expect

The Women in Surgery Leadership Development Conference has a diverse group of highly qualified speakers that are at the top of their field from across the country at each conference. Each conference also includes several influential speakers from Michigan Medicine, with faculty and trainees from the Department of Surgery and across the University of Michigan campus. The experts chosen to give presentations and moderate discussions at the event provide a wide range of perspectives on leadership and professional development in surgery.

Featured Speakers

  • Carol Bradford, MD, MS - Michigan Medicine
  • Michelle Caird, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Herb Chen, MD - University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Zara Cooper, MD - Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Justin Dimick, MD, MPH - Michigan Medicine
  • Dee Fenner, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Paula Ferrada, MD - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Melina Kibbe, MD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Kate Kraft, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • G. Ying Li, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Kelly Malloy, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Rebecca Minter, MD - University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Erin Perrone, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Christopher Sonnenday, MD - Michigan Medicine
  • Julie Ann Sosa, MD - University of California, San Francisco
  • Patricia L. Turner, MD - American College of Surgeons/University of Chicago
  • Sandra Wong, MD, MS - Dartmouth-Hitchcock