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 2011 Women's Leadership Retreat

The Society for Vascular Surgery's® Women’s Leadership Committee hosted the third Women’s Leadership Retreat, Leadership Skills for the Female Vascular Surgeon: How to Expand Your Network for Personal and Professional Achievement, on April 7-9, 2011.

Leadership and Mentoring      
Work and Quality of Life: Seeds for Thought from an Organizational Psychologist
Alice Stuhlmacher, PhD, Organizational Psychologist, Professor, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Contract Negotiations and Beyond
O. William Brown, MD, JD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Gender Differences in Negotiation
Alice Stuhlmacher, PhD Organizational Psychologist, Professor, DePaul University, Chicago, IL1) Vascular Surgery Trainees/Early Years of Practice (Five Years or Less)
Facilitators: Ellen Dillavou, MD, University of Pittsburgh Physicians, Pittsburgh, PA and
Tina Desai, MD, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Skokie, IL
Career Paths, Finding a Mentor, Balancing Life/Work, Time Management

2) Mid to Advanced Careers (5 Years and Beyond)
Facilitators: Colleen Brophy, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN and
Joann Lohr, MD, Lohr Surgical Specialists, LLC, Cincinnati, OH
How to Negotiate for a Career Position, Being a Mentor, Stress Management, Career Guilt, Burnout and Its Avoidance, How to Have a Life, Coming to Grips with Never Being Caught Up 

Paths to Leadership in the SVS and Beyond
Dr. Peter Gloviczki, Vice President, SVS
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Reaching Out to Women and Minorities with Vascular Disease 
Promoting Vascular Surgery in Your Community V-Aware
Dr. Kathleen Ozsvath, The Vascular Group, Albany, NY 
Case Study of SCAI’s Women in Innovation Program
Dr. Kim Skelding, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA
Panel Discussion: Outreach Strategies in Your Local Community

Women Vascular Surgeons and Radiation Survey​
Palma Shaw, MD, Brigham Surgical Associates at South Shore Hospital, E. Weymouth, MA 

The SVS Women’s Leadership Retreat's educational programming was made possible by a non-CME grant from Medtronic.

Updated June 2011

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