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Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare 2018

The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel * | Boston , USA
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Title: Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare 2018
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Nov, 15, 2018 to Nov, 17, 2018
Location: Boston , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 895 to 995 USD
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The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



This activity will be submitted for continuing education contact hours for nurses. 



For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.



The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.



The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.



Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at:



This course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: interpersonal  and communication skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice.



This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Institute of Medicine Competencies: work in interdisciplinary teams, and apply quality improvement.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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This professional development program delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. It also helps women—and men—effectively cultivate female managerial talent in healthcare settings by developing the following competencies:



Strategic planning and execution

Team building and leadership

Measuring and reporting impact

Conflict resolution



Managing change

Diversity inclusion

Overcoming barriers

Effective mentoring

Strategic finance

Resource management

Securing and managing budgets

Defining your leadership style



Goal setting and execution

Negotiation and advocacy

Executive presence

Persuasive public speaking

Difficult conversations

Bios, blogs, CVs

Social media


Patient-centered care

Project outcomes

Burnout and wellness

Quality and performance

Innovation and technology



This is the only program of its kind to complement leadership and development strategies with skills development for the essential, practical, personal competencies required of women to excel at leadership positions, including:

Mission and Vision: Identifying what you are passionate about and how to accomplish it

Leadership Style and Skill: Recognizing your leadership potential, style, and opportunities

Strategic Planning: Identifying strategic imperatives, developing a strategic plan, setting short- and long-term goals

Negotiation and Advocacy: Negotiating with skill and advocating internally and externally to accomplish key objectives

Fiscal Responsibility: Managing budgets, risk, quality, and growth

Performance and Outcomes: Executing your strategic plan and measuring success

Leading People: Managing people and engaging stakeholders

Communication: Executive presence, dynamic and persuasive public speaking, skillfully handling difficult conversations, writing compelling narrative descriptions

Diversity and Inclusion: Focusing on data-driven strategic initiatives to promote and support diversity in the healthcare workforce


Saurabha Bhatnagar, MD, Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

Assistant Course Director—see sidebar for biographical details

Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth Frates, MD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, part-time, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth P. Frates is trained as a physiatrist and a health and wellness coach. Her expertise is in lifestyle medicine, and she works to empower patients to reach their optimal level of wellness by adopting healthy habits. Recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Frates is helping to shape the scope of this new specialty. She is an award-winning teacher at Harvard Medical School and developed and taught a college lifestyle medicine curriculum at the Harvard Extension School, which is one of the most popular courses offered at the school. As the Director of Wellness Programming at the Stroke Institute for Research and Recovery at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Frates has created and implemented a twelve-month wellness program for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Co Author of the book, Life After Stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke, and co-author of three chapters on behavior change in different medical textbooks, Dr. Frates is currently writing her next book. She is passionate about developing programs focused on lifestyle medicine and wellness. 

Hermioni Lokko, MD, MPP, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Dr. Hermioni Lokko is currently the Associate Training Director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and a staff physician in the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Purdue University with a BSc in Biology, Harvard Medical School (HMS) for her MD and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government for her Master’s in Public Policy (MPP).

Dr. Lokko pursued her clinical training in adult psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital where she served as the Administrative Chief Resident. She is also a graduate of the psychosomatic medicine/psycho-oncology fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In addition to being a clinician educator, her research interests include developing innovative and practical psychological interventions for cancer patients and their caregivers. Dr. Lokko’s work has resulted in several local and national awards including the HMS Dupont Warren and Livingston Research Awards, the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry’s William Webb Award, and the American College of Psychiatrist’s Laughlin Award. Her scholarly work has been acknowledged in over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and presentations.

Luana Marques, PhD, Director and founder of Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Recognized as a national and international expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBTs), Dr. Marques’ major clinical and research interests include the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices. Her research centers primarily on reducing the disproportionate mental health burden among underserved populations in resource-constricted community clinics across Massachusetts. Dr. Marques’s book Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Worry or Distress a Problem? serves to educate the public about how worry and anxiety can interfere with happiness and productivity in their lives. Almost Anxious makes evidence-based tools accessible to a lay audience, so that people with sub-clinical anxiety can use this book to practice CBT at home. The wide public reach of the book is highlighted by the national media coverage it has received (Publishers Weekly, and its recent recognition as a recommended self-help book by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. In her private practice, Dr. Marques focuses on teaching individuals how to utilize such cognitive behavioral strategies and goal-oriented thinking to improve their professional relationships and leadership capabilities. 

Sareh Parangi, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Parangi is a busy endocrine surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, with a particular interest and expertise in thyroid and parathyroid tumors. She focuses her clinical efforts on endocrine surgery and applies her basic science knowledge and expertise to tumor progression in thyroid cancer. She has been one of the Boston surgeons named in Best Doctor and her excellent in both research and her clinical expertise have earned her a national reputation. She has been a council member for The Association of Women Surgeons and the most prestigious organization of endocrine surgeons in the US, The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and a member of the American Thyroid Association. She has won numerous awards nationally and at Harvard Medical School for her NIH-funded research in the role of BRAF oncoprotein in thyroid cancer invasion. Her active research focuses on understanding why some patients with thyroid cancer do worse than others and how to help them.  She is one of a handful of thyroid surgeons with expertise in molecular biology and has over 90 publications, many on thyroid cancer therapeutics, in premier journals. She is president elect of the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) and is active in AWS because she feels there is still a large need in promoting women to leadership positions in academia and surgical organizations. 

Susan Pories, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Mount Auburn Hospital

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Fairmont Copley Plaza

138 St. James Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts

+1 617-267-5300

This luxury downtown Boston landmark hotel has been a symbol of the city’s rich history and has completed an exciting $20 million plus renovation and restoration project. Located within the heart of Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza is an easy walk to many of the city’s historic sites, shopping, museums, and restaurants.


A limited number of discounted rooms* have been reserved at Fairmont Copley Plaza until October 22, 2018. You can call the hotel reservation line to make a room reservation: 800-441-1414. Please specify that you are enrolled in this activity to request the reduced room rate. You can also make your discounted reservation online by October 22, 2018 by clicking here.

*Please note that the discounted rooms may sell out before the deadline.

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