Gendered Medicine:

Advancing Women's Health in Research, Therapy, and Care

October 14-15, 2020

Chicago, IL and via Livestream

Event Overview

Join us for this leading-edge conference that will explore Women’s Issues in Healthcare and how medical enterprises can deploy strategies that disrupt the status quo and advance gender equity in research, diagnostics, therapeutics and ultimately, the patient experience.

Don’t sit on the sidelines. This very important educational conference will bring together thought leaders and senior executives from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and healthcare companies that are on the leading edge and breaking through gendered medicine barriers.

Hear their stories and learn from their best practices. It’s time for every medical science company to explore gender bias and its impact on research, therapy and care. Gain specific operational strategies that can position your organization as a market leader breaking through barriers and advancing gender equity in medical care.

Important Update: This event is available to attend via Livestream!

Don’t miss these sessions on these timely and relevant topics that will unlock opportunities in clinical research, therapy and care: 

  • How Gender Bias Impacts Healthcare Delivery 
  • How to Incorporate More Diversity into Medical Research 
  • The Female Disadvantage in Clinical Trials and How it Impacts Everyone 
  • Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular Care: The New Frontier  
  • Women Issues in Approaches to Pain Management 
  • Neuroscience and Women: The Pink and Blue Brains  
  • Gender Bias in Pharmaceutical Advertising and How it Impacts the Knowledge base 

Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites

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198 E Delaware Pl.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 664-1100

Hotel Website

Special Event Rate
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Event Chair and Co-Host

Eliza Lo Chin, MD, MPH
Executive Director
American Medical Women’s Association

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Why Attend?

  1. Hear first-hand ideas and strategies for a market leader position in a diverse medical science approach
  2. Strengthen your approach to medical research and clinical trials
  3. Understanding how advertising, training and other key operations can play a pivotal role in gender bias
  4. Gain specific strategies that can be incorporated into ongoing learning and development opportunities throughout the organization
  5. Ultimately position your healthcare organization for improved patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs

Attendee Profile

Attendees will be from the following organizations:

  • Hospitals, Academics and Healthcare Systems
  • Healthcare providers 
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Health insurance companies 
  • Biotechnology companies 
  • Medical Device manufacturers 
  • Healthcare related associations, foundations, solutions providers, educational organizations, government entities and venture capitalists 

This is a can’t miss event for leaders and executives in the following areas:

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Human Resources
  • Health management, economics, systems
  • Marketing, advertising, communications
  • Business Development
  • Patient advocacy
  • Clinical trials
  • Clinical research/development
  • Pharmacovigilance/drug safety
  • Pipeline/portfolio management
  • Product development
  • Compliance/regulatory affairs
  • Learning/development and training

Wednesday

October 14th, 2020 | Day 1

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Deconstructing Equity and What that Means for Life Sciences

Precision science, diverse work environments and the revolutionary outcomes on the horizon.

Nita Mosby Tyler, Ph.D. - Change Catalyst
The Equity project

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Intersection of Sex and Gender: Should Medicine be Gendered?

A discussion around the implications of sex and gender disparity and the impact throughout the life sciences spectrum.

Dr. Alyson McGregor - Director at Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine 
Rhode Island Hospital
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Brown University

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Overcoming Sex and Gender Bias in Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Marketing, and the Prescription of Drugs

An exploration of how sex and gender can shape and inform perceptions in research and commercial outcomes.

Invited Speaker Merck & Co.

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Why Women Don’t Enroll in Clinical Research: A Case Study

A look at the patient and investigator barriers and identifying the biggest levers for change.

Brooke Allocco, MD - Vice President, Medical Affairs and Education
Boston Scientific

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

LUNCH

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

PANEL: Advancing the Health of Women Through Policy

Updates on the policies and strategies shaping gender outcomes in research, therapy and care.

Panelists: 

Dr. Kaveeta P. Vasisht - Associate Commissioner for Women’s Health and Director of the Office of Women’s Health 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Dr. Janine Clayton - Director Office of Research on Women's Health
National Institutes of Health

Centers for Disease Control 

US Department of Health and Human Services

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Holding Courageous Dialogues to Steward Change: Challenging Systemic Bias

How to take the lead on incorporating gender diversity and inclusion in all aspects of healthcare and the community.

G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN - Professor of Nursing, Formerly, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
UNC-Chapel Hill
Past President, National League for Nursing

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

How Gender Equity in the Workplace is Integral to Gender Equity in Patient Care

Gender equity in research and care goes together with gender equity in the life sciences profession. Learn more in this session. 

Charmaine Gregory, MD, FACEP - Clinical Faculty
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital 

Thursday

October 15th, 2020 | Day 2

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

Eliza Lo Chin, MD, MPH - Executive Director
American Medical Women’s Association

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Where To Go When You Want To Know About Sex and Gender Based Medicine

Many medical schools, residency programs, and continuing medical education courses have not adopted the sex and gender specific approach, and this presentation will highlight resources available to those who want to learn more.

Dr. Jan Werbinski - AMWA president-elect
Founder and Executive Director
Sex and Gender Health Collaborative

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

PANEL: Improving Detection, Diagnosis & Treatment of Cardiac Issues in Women

Exploring the latest research and outcomes around gender disparities in cardiovascular research, therapies and care.

Panelists:

Gillian Murtagh, MD - Associate Medical Director of cardiovascular diagnostics
Abbott Diagnostics Division

Mayo Clinic

AvaMed

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

The Intersection of Women’s Health in Drugs, Pain and Policy

Exploring gender bias in pain treatment and what the future holds.

Anita Gupta, MD - Senior Vice President, Medical Strategy & Government Affairs
Heron Therapeutics

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

PANEL: Training, Medicine and Careers: Creating a More Responsive Environment to Drive Change

Accounting for sex and gender issues in all life sciences training and practice.

Panelists: 

University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

New York University 

Moderator: 

Eliza Lo Chin, MD, MPH - Executive Director
American Medical Women’s Association

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

LUNCH

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sex and Gender in Innovation and Novel Technology

Exploring how sex and gender will impact the future of life sciences technology and innovation.

Dr. Saralyn Mark - Founder and President
iGIANT

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Neuroscience and Women: The Implications of Pink and Blue Brains

A discussion on brain health being at the forefront of women’s health.

Invited speaker
Rush University Medical Center, Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

How Sex and Gender Approaches Impact Women’s Choices

Discussing the importance of sex differences on choices, care and outcomes.

Beth Battaglino - CEO
HealthyWomen

4:15 PM

Closing Remarks

FEATURED SPEAKERS

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Nita Mosby Tyler

The Equity Project, LLC, The HR Shop, LLC

Chief Catalyst

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Gillian Murtagh

Abbott Diagnostics Division

Associate Medical Director of Cardiovascular Diagnostics

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G. Rumay Alexander

UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor of Nursing, Formerly, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Past President
National League for Nursing

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Charmaine Gregory

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Clinical Faculty

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Anita Gupta

Heron Therapeutics, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Medical Strategy & Government Affairs

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Eliza Lo Chin

American Medical Women’s Association

Executive Director

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Alyson J. McGregor

Rhode Island Hospital

Director at Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine - Brown University

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Kaveeta P. Vasisht

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Associate Commissioner for Women's Health & Director of the Office of Women's Health

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Brooke Allocco

Boston Scientific

Vice President, Medical Affairs and Education

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Saralyn Mark

iGIANT

Founder and President

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Jan Werbinski

Sex and Gender Health Collaborative

Founder and Executive Director

AMWA president-elect

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Beth Battaglino

HealthyWomen

CEO

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION


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EVENT SPONSORS


Scarritt Group - Official Media Partner

OFFICIAL LIVESTREAM PROVIDER

SPONSOR THIS EVENT

Contact Amy Chapman at (561) 571-7687 or achapman@dgeconfs.com

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