#MWSC17: Becoming Who You Want to Be
The 2017 Women in Surgery Leadership Development Conference was the first annual conference held by the Michigan Women's Surgical Collaborative in Ann Arbor, MI. It brought together women surgeons from across the country to discuss experiences and challenges in the field of surgery as a community, in addition to personal and professional development strategies. The conference was sponsored by the Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery.
Friday, November 10, 2017
11:00 am: Registration
12:15 pm: Welcome and Community Building Lunch
1:15 pm: Setting the Stage
1:30 pm: The Michigan Promise
2:00 pm: Keynote Speaker
3:00 pm: Break
3:15 pm: Session 1 - From Surviving to Thriving!
5:15 pm: Hotel Check In/Free Time
6:00 pm: Reception and Dinner
Saturday, November 11, 2017
7:30 am: Breakfast
8:30 am: Session 2A - Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness
10:00 am: Break
10:15 am: Session 2B - In-Depth Leadership Learning
12:15 pm: Lunch
1:15 pm: Session 3A - Coaching for Productive Conflict
2:45: Session 3B: In-Depth Conflict Learning
4:45: Tying it All Together and Next Steps - Open Forum Discussion
5:15: Closing Remarks
Janet is the President/Founder of JCD Advisors, LLC, an executive coaching and organizational development consulting company based in Ann Arbor. Her work is exclusively focused on supporting C-suite executives and physician leaders in becoming more intentional about their leadership presence and effectiveness. Janet will be providing leadership coaching during the conference.
Dr. Lee is an assistant professor of management and organizations at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. She instructs BBA, MBA, and executive education courses focusing on negotiation, leadership, and organizational behavior. Her research examines how employees address challenges in the workplace by utilizing their relationships, interpreting negative events, and changing implicit beliefs. She also researches the positive outcomes related to emphasizing best self concepts.
2017 Guest Faculty
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Chief, Bariatric, Foregut, and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery Division
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center
Stony Brook School of Medicine
2017 Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery Faculty Speakers
Handleman Research Professor of Vascular Surgery
Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery & Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Program Director, Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship
Division Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery
George D. Zuidema Professor of Surgery
Professor, General Surgery
Director, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy
Associate Chair for Strategy & Finance
For more information about the sessions at the conference, please browse the visual abstracts for conference presentations created by Chelsea Harris, MD. These visual abstracts were created and tweeted out through the as the presentations were happening with our hashtag #MSWC17.