2022 Conference

Dr. Erika Newman speaking at the 2022 MWSC conference.
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed speaking at the 2022 MWSC conference.
Dr. Erin Perrone speaking at the 2022 MWSC conference.

Advocating for Change: The Strength of Our Voices

The Michigan Women's Surgical Collaborative hosted their annual conference in Ann Arbor, MI on April 21-22, 2022.  The conference featured keynote speaker Abdul El-Sayed, MD, DPhil, discussing “Toward a Healing Politics: A Call to Physician Advocacy.”


April 21, 2022: Advocating for Our Patients

April 22, 2022: Advocating for Ourselves

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is the Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Dr. El-Sayed previously served as a epidemiology professor at Columbia University and executive director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer (2015 to 2017) before running for governor of the State of Michigan. In addition, he is a political contributor at CNN, an author and podcast host.

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