Professional Development Programs & Events


2018-2019 OWIMS Schedule of Events

  • October 11, 2018
    Women in Medicine (WIM) Mentoring Night*
    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    RIMI Lounge - 3rd floor
    Providence, RI
     
    *This program is specifically designed for women medical students of Alpert Medical School.

    Students may register here using the attached registration form.   Registration is required.

    At the registration form, we ask that you rank the different theme topics listed below by your preference. The scale is from 1-4, with 1 being your top preference.

    The small group topics are:
    • Career paths in medicine
    • Approaches to work-life balance.
    • Women in academic medicine and leadership positions
    • How to engage effectively with a mentor

  • November 8, 2018 
    OWIMS Book Club












    8:00-9:30 am Session I
    5:30-7:00 pm Session II

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    RIMI Lounge - 3rd floor
    Providence, RI

    Pre-registration is required.
    To register for a session slot, please click here.



  • November 27, 2018 
    The Irene Owens Memorial Lecture for House Staff
    12:00 noon
    Rhode Island Hospital - George Auditorium

    Choosing Your Destiny
    - A Success Mindset for Early Career Physicians

    Guest presenter:
    Allison R. Larson, MD
    Assistant Professor of Dermatology
    Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
    Associate Progam Director
    Boston University Dermatology Residency Program
    Boston University School of Medicine

    Register on-line here

  • December 4, 2018 
    OWIMS Faculty Holiday Mixer
    5:30-8:00 pm

    Muse Paintbar
    117 North Main Street
    Providence, RI

    Pre-registration will be required - seating is limited. More details to follow.


  • December 6, 2018
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Panel Presentation

    How to Form a Peer Mentoring Group

    Guest panelists:
    Kate Cahill, MD
    Stephanie Catanese, MD
    Rebekah Gardner, MD
    Mindy Sobota, MD
    Sarita Warrier, MD

    8:00-8:15 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
    8:15-9:30 am Presentation/Q & A

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    Case Study Room 280
    Providence, RI

    More details  and registration information to follow.

  • January 24, 2019
    2019 Women in Science Seminar Series - Reception & Presentation
    - Co-presented with the Brown University Department of Chemistry

    Guest speaker:
    Joann Sweasy, PhD
    Ensign Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Geriatrics
    Vice-Chair for Basic Research
    Assoicate Director, Basic Science
    Yale Cancer Center

    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School of  Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    Providence, RI

    More details and registration information to follow.


  • January 29, 2019
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Program
    - Co-presented with the Rhode Island Women's Medical Association

    Physician Wellness and Burnout

     Guest presenter:
    Laura McPeake, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    Providence, RI

    More details and registration details to follow.


  • February 7, 2019
    Women in Medicine (WIM) Specialty Night*
    5:30-7:30pm
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    RIMI Lounge - 3rd floor
    Providence, RI
     
    *This program is specifically designed for women medical students of Alpert Medical School.

    Details and registration information to follow.


  • Thursday, March 7, 2019
    5:30-7:00 pm Session I
    Friday, March 8, 2019
    8:00-9:30 am Session II

    OWIMS Book Club & International Women's Day Celebration
    -book selection to be announced-

    Details and registration information to follow.

  • March 26, 2019
    OWIMS Annual Networking Evening
    5:30-7:30pm
    Gasbarro's Fine Wines
    341 Atwells Avenue
    Providence, RI
    By invitation only - details to follow


  • April 11, 2019
    The Irene Owens Memorial Lecture for House Staff
    12:00 noon

    Location, details and registration information to follow.


  • April 30, 2019
    OWIMS Professional Development Series Program 
    Speaker and topic: to be announced

    8:00-8:15 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
    8:15-9:30 am Presentation/Q & A

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    Providence, RI

    Details and registration information to follow.


  • May 14, 2019
    OWIMS Book Club - book selection to be announced

    8:00-9:30 am Session I
    5:30-7:00 pm Session II

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    RIMI Lounge - 3rd floor
    Providence, RI

    Details and registration information to follow.


  • June 13, 2019
    OWIMS Annual Professional Development Conference

    7:30-4:00 pm

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    Providence, RI

    Details and registration information to follow.

  • June 20, 2019
    New House Staff Welcome Reception
    5:30 - 7:30pm

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    222 Richmond Street
    Providence, RI