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1999 - 2000 Seminar Series (Archived)

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SEPTEMBER 14, 1999, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Susan Gennaro, DSN, FAAN

Professor Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Director, International Center of Research for Women

Immune Status and Health in Mothers of Very Low Birth Weight Infants

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OCTOBER 12, 1999, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

David Hufford, PHD

Professor, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Humanities with joint appointments in Behavioral Science & Family and Community Medicine Director, The Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Co-Director (with Risa Lavizza-Mourey, MD at the Institute of Aging), Initiative to establish a Center for Spirituality, Religion, and Health, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Body & Soul: The Role of Spirituality in Medical Diagnosis and Patient Decision Making

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NOVEMBER 9, 1999, Founders 3, Plaza B, 12-1pm

Suzanne Shepherd, MD

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

The Win/Win of a Mentoring Relationship: Benefits for Mentor and Mentee in Academic Medicine

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DECEMBER 14, 1999, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Michelle Battistini, MD

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Pennsylvania
Director, Penn Health for Women

Hormone Replacement Therapy: When It Becomes Your Issue as Both a Patient and a Doctor

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JANUARY 11, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Cathie Siders, PhD

Independent Organizational Consultant, Washington, D.C. 13-year faculty member in AAMC’s Women in Medicine Professional Development Seminar

Balancing Work and Family in the Unbalanced Systems of Academic Medicine

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FEBRUARY 8, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Valerie Weil, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Herbal Approaches and Alternatives in Managing Menopause

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MARCH 14, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Elizabeth Datner, MD

Assistant Professor and Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director with Joel Fein, The Violence Intervention Project

Joel Fein, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Where Have All the Children Gone: Growing up Fast and Furious in a Violent Society

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APRIL 11, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Charles Bosk, PhD

Professor Sociology; Faculty Associate Bioethics;
Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Virginia Adams O'Connell, MA

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology
University of Pennsylvania

Attrition in Residency: A National Study of Five Specialties

A look at how program structure and the selection process impacts attrition rates, and a discussion of the association between race, gender and the assessment of character and personality traits.

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APRIL 18, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Part I of two-part format (although participation in both not required)

Marilyn Kraut

Manager, Quality of Worklife Programs, Human Resources University of Pennsylvania

FOCUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP: "Working with Your Network to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals"

Come to this workshop and learn to identify your network; establish reasonable and achievable goals; and get your networks on board.

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MAY 9, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Diana Santana, MA

Research Associate
Women's Health Education Program
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine

Cultural Issues in the Care of Minority and Marginalized Women

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May 12, 2000, Founders 3, Plaza A, 12-1pm

Marilyn Kraut

Manager, Quality of Worklife Programs, Human Resources
University of Pennsylvania

FOCUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP- Part II- Follow-up: "Working with Your Network to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals"

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MAY 23, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Myrna Cohen, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Education
Associate Director for Learning Resources
University of Pennsylvania

By popular request, the first of a series of workshops that will be offered quarterly to support SOM faculty

FOCUS TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

How can you balance short- and long-range tasks? What are the methods for accomplishing both personal and professional goals? In this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to explore their own time management styles and strategies for taking control of their time.

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JUNE 13, 2000, Rhoads Conference Room, 12-1pm

Stephanie Abbuhl, MD

Associate Professor and Medical Director, Emergency Medicine
Faculty Director, The FOCUS Leadership Mentoring Program
University of Pennsylvania

By popular request, FOCUS is sponsoring a seminar geared to junior medical faculty to review the real nuts and bolts of the promotion process at Penn.

Promotion 101 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Do you know what's expected of you when you come up for promotion? What is an educational database anyway?

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July 12, 2000, Founders 3, Plaza A, 12-1pm

Bonnie O’Connor, PhD

Education Coordinator, Brown University
Faculty Development in Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital

The Role of Human Diversity in Women’s Health: Impact on Clinical Practice

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JULY 25, 2000, Founders 3, Plaza B, 12-1 pm

Myrna Cohen, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Education
Associate Director for Learning Resources
University of Pennsylvania

FOCUS TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

How can you balance short- and long-range tasks? What are the methods for accomplishing both personal and professional goals? In this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to explore their own time management styles and strategies for taking control of their time.

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