Professional Development Programs & Events


2019-2020 Schedule of Programs and Events

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    OWIMS Book Club
    The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A Memoir by Steffanie Strathdee, PhD and
    Thomas Patterson, PhD with Teresa Barker.
    8-9:30 am Session I
    5:30-7pm Session II
    Alpert Medical School - RIMI Commons, 3rd floor
    On-line registration is now open

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    Equal Care for All Women - A Candid Discussion About the
    Maternal Mortality Crisis in America
    Guest speaker:
    Charles Johnson, Founder, 4Kira4MomsFoundation
    Host and moderator:
    Gisel Bellow, MD Class of 2021
    6:30-8pm
    Alpert Medical School - Case Study Room 280
    On-line registration is now open

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Opening Program
    Guest speaker:
    Kelly Cawcutt, MD, MS, FACP
    Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
    Associate Medical Director, Infection Control & Epidemiology
    Co-Director, Digital Innovation and Social Media Strategy
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Building Bridges: Career Development as a Multidisciplinarian
    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School - Case Study Room 280
    On-line registration is now open

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    Women in Medicine (WIM) Mentoring Night
    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School - RIMI Commons, 3rd floor
    Student on-line registration is now open

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    OWIMS Book Club
    Book choice: tba
    8-9:30 am Session I
    5:30-7pm Session II
    Alpert Medical School - RIMI Commons, 3rd floor

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    AMWA Student Chapter/SNMA/OWIMS Movie Night
    Film choice: tba
    6:30-9pm
    Alpert Medical School - Case Study Room 280

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Program
    Guest speaker:
    Elizabeth Toll, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
    Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    Title: tba
    8-9:30am
    Alpert Medical School, Case Study Room 280

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    OWIMS Annual Faculty "Holiday Mixer" - by invitation only
    5:30-8:30pm
    Muse Paint Bar
    117 North Main Street
    Providence, RI
    Details to be announced

    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

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Program
    Guest speaker & title: tba
    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, 2020
    4-8pm
    Saturday, March 14, 2020
    7:30 am - 5pm
    Rhode Island Women's Health Summit
    sponsored by the Offices of Continuing Medical Education
    and Women in Medicine and Science
    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