Gendered Medicine:

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

October 14-15, 2020

Online 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.

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 

Event Chair and Co-Host

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

American Medical Women's Assoc.

Benefit From:

  1. Hearing first-hand ideas and strategies for a market leader position in a diverse medical science approach
  2. Strengthening 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. Gaining 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

Groundbreaking industry event is designed for life science professionals with responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Women’s Health
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Medical Director/Strategy
  • Clinical Trials/Research
  • Patient Advocacy/Experience
  • HEOR/Outcomes
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Training, Learning, Development
  • Marketing, Advertising, Communications

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 

Wednesday

October 14th, 2020 | Day 1

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Opening Remarks

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

9:15 AM - 10:00 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

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

Dr. Dorothy Fink  - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health
Director, Office on Women's Health
US Department of Health and Human Services

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

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

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

LUNCH

12:30 PM - 1:15 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

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

COVID-19 and Women’s Health

Male and female immune systems respond to viruses differently, for a variety of reasons. And even though women seem to be dying of COVID-19 less often than men, women are experiencing significant effects in other ways. Although there is so much that we still do not know about COVID-19 this session will provide some insight into what we do know about the virus and how it effects women.

Samia Noursi, Ph.D. - Associate Director for Science Policy, Planning, and Analysis
NIH Office of Research on Women's Health

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

BREAK

2:00 PM - 2:30 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

2:30 PM - 3:00 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 

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

Thursday

October 15th, 2020 | Day 2

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

WELCOME DAY 2 and findings from the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit

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

Rebecca B. Sleeper Irons, PharmD, FCCP, FASCP, BCPS - Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Geriatrics & Senior Associate Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

9:00 AM - 9:30 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

9:30 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

Alexandra Lansky, MD - Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Health

Mayo Clinic [Not Confirmed]

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

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

Women with chronic pain may suffer more and longer than men. These gender biases in our medical system can have serious and sometimes fatal repercussions. This session will dive deeper into the lack of discussion of these issues with a specific look into state opioid action plans and in the literature on which clinical practice guidelines are based.

Kim Templeton, MD - Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Health Policy and Management
University of Kansas Medical Center

11:15 AM - 12:00 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:
Marjorie Jenkins, MD - Dean of School of Medicine Greenville
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

Connie Newman, MD - Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine

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

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

LUNCH

12:30 PM - 1:15 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

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Neuroscience and Women: The Implications of Pink and Blue Brains

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

Neelum Aggarwal, MDAssociate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences/RADC, Research Director for the Rush Heart Center for Women
Rush Medical College

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

BREAK

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

How Sex and Gender Approaches Impact Women’s Choices

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

Monica Mallampalli - Senior Advisor, Scientific and Strategic Initiatives
HealthyWomen

3:00 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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Brooke Allocco

Boston Scientific

Vice President, Medical Affairs and Education

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Charmaine Gregory

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Clinical Faculty

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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

Assoc. Prof. 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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G. Rumay Alexander

UNC-Chapel Hill

Prof. of Nursing, Formerly, Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Past President, National League for Nursing

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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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Alexandra Lansky

Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Health

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

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Connie Newman

NYU School of Medicine

Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine

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Neelum Aggarwal

Rush Medical College

Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences/RADC, Research Director for the Rush Heart Center for Women

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Kimberly Templeton

University of Kansas Medical Center

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Health Policy and Management

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Marjorie Jenkins

University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

Dean of School of Medicine Greenville

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Janine Clayton

National Institutes of Health

Director Office of Research on Women's Health

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Dorothy Fink

Office on Women's Health

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health and Director

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Samia Noursi

NIH Office of Research on Women's Health

Associate Director for Science Policy, Planning, and Analysis

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Rebecca B. Sleeper Irons

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Geriatrics & Senior Associate Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation

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Monica Mallampalli

HealthyWomen

Senior Advisor, Scientific and Strategic Initiatives

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION


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$796

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$896

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