Female Leaders in Emergency Medicine: Helping You With Your Next Career Move
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Add workshops to your SAEM18 registration for an additional fee.
Topic 1 - The next step: Finding a personal and institutional fit (20-minute lecture, 30-minute panel with Q&A)
This session will delve into the different ways to advance one’s academic career, keeping in mind personal and institutional goals. This will be followed by a session including Drs. Dierks, Promes, D’Onofrio, Hobgood, Datner, and Hamedani discussing strategies to assess advancement opportunities that gain placement and stature within the hospital system.
Topic 2 - Letters after your name: Does your career need the third degree? (20-minute lecture, 30-minute small group break-out sessions)
The second session begins with a 20-minute TED style presentation discussing:
- What are the advantages and disadvantages to additional degrees?
- How do you best pursue and finance them?
A group session will provide time to meet with ED colleagues that have obtained additional degrees to help participants prioritize their goals. Panelists include Drs. Dierks, Promes, and Hamedani.
Topic 3 - Fight or flight: Taking wise professional risks, dead-end jobs, and how to get out of them (20-minute lecture, 30-minute panel with Q&A)
Participants will learn to identify “dead-end” positions with limited advancement opportunities. This will be followed by a discussion addressing:
- How to exit without burning bridges
- Key items to consider before accepting a new position.
- A crowdsourcing exercise, allowing participants to share their recommendations, will conclude this topic. Faculty will include Drs. Baren, Hobgood, Datner, D’Onofrio, and Hamedani.
Topic 4 - Risk it for the biscuit: Squashing the imposter syndrome (60-minute roundtable)
The concluding session will be a moderated roundtable discussion led by each chair focusing on:
- Developing strategies to embrace and highlight strengths
- And learning to express one’s value in the professional setting
This session will conclude with an “open mic” exercise where participants will practice expressing their unique strengths.
* These include confirmed panelists. Others may be added.