Professional Development Programs & Events


2019-2020 Schedule of Programs and Events

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019
    8-9:30am
    Alpert Medical School, Case Study Room 270

    OWIMS/CME Professional Development Series Program:
    Attending to Transitions in a World of Professional Demands, Personal Expectations, and (Let’s Not Forget) Inner Yearnings

    Guest speaker:
    Elizabeth Toll, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
    Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    On-line registration now open


  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    OWIMS Annual Faculty "Holiday Mixer"
    - by invitation only and pre-registration is required.

    5:30-8:30pm
    Muse Paint Bar
    117 North Main Street
    Providence, RI

    For details and to reserve a space, please e-mail [email protected].


    The locations for the following 2020 programs/events will be announced in late 2019.

  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Program
    Guest speaker & title: tba
    8-9:30am

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020
    Women in Medicine (WIM) Specialty Night
    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School - RIMI Commons, 3rd floor
  • Thursday, February 6
    OWIMS Book Club Discussion
    Crib Sheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting,
    from Birth to Preschool and Expecting Better

    with author and guest speaker: Emily Oster PhD
    Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence
    and Professor of Economics, Brown University
    8-9:30am – Session 1
    5:30-7pm – Session 2
  • Wednesday, February 12
    OWIMS/RIMWA co-sponsored
    film screening of: MsDiagnosed
    with guest speaker: Alyson McGregor, MD, MA, FACEP
    5:30-7:30pm

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    OWIMS Book Club - International Women's Day Celebration
    Book choice: tba
    8-9:30 am Session I
    5:30-7pm Session II

  • Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14
    2020 RI Women’s Health Summit:
    Sex and Gender, Medical Research, and Our Community:
    Redefining Women’s Health in Rhode Island

    Friday, March 13 – 4:45-7:30pm
    Saturday, March 14 – 8:15am-5pm
    Alpert Medical School – 222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI
    Details to be announced

  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
    OWIMS Annual Networking Event - by invitation only
    5:30-7:30pm
    Gasbarro's Wines
    361 Atwells Avenue
    Providence, RI

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Program
    Guest speaker & title: tba
    5:30-7:30pm

  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
    Becoming a Parent During Medical Training
    - a panel discussion program
    5:30-7:30pm
    Details to be announced

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    OWIMS Book Club
    Book choice: tba
    8-9:30 am Session I
    5:30-7pm Session II

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    OWIMS 16th Annual Professional Development Conference
    7:30am - 5pm
    Details to be announced