Spring 2014 EBS Upcoming Events
May 8th, 2014
The EBS board would like to invite you to one of our most anticipated events of the year, "He Said, She Said: Communication Styles in Healthcare." It will take place Thursday, 5/8, at noon in the student lounge. Come out to hear couples from the Penn Med faculty talk about the complexities and differences of communication within genders - at work and at home. Our couples this year include: Dr. Meryl Krieder (pulmonology and critical care) and Dr. Todd Barton (infectious disease) as well as Dr. Roy Hamilton (neurology) and Dr. Dawn Mechanic-Hamilton (neuropsychology). According to students last year, this lunch talk is sure to be a fun time so please come join us! There will of course be a delicious lunch served from Thai Singha House as well.
March 18th, 2014
The Elizabeth Blackwell Society and Penn Med Veterans Group are co-sponsoring a lunch conversation. Dr. Francesca Engel from the VA will discuss some of the health and psychosocial issues unique to veteran women, who often struggle to find the same recognition and support their male counterparts do.Please join us at 1PM in Stemmler 102A. Indian food from Tandoor will be served.
February 26th, 2014
In collaboration with the Leo Leung Orthopaedic Society, EBS is hosting a panel discussion on women in orthopaedics at 6 p.m. in STM102A. Dinner from Hummus will be provided. Panelists will include Dr. Kristy Weber, an orthopaedic oncologist at Pennsylvania hospital, Dr. Ines Lin, a hand surgeon covering both the plastic surgery and orthopaedic surgery departments at CHOP, and two senior residents, Dr. Mara Schenker and Dr. Christina Endress. Ortho continues to be one of the most gender-segregated specialties in medicine. Please come and hear some myths about women in ortho dispelled by those who have personally thrived in the field.
January 28, 2014
EBS is hosting a round robin Q&A session with fourth year medical students. First year students and the upperclassmen will discuss topics including mentorship, clerkships, specialty decisions, and scholarly pursuits in a casual setting while enjoying snacks. The event will take place in Stemmler Rooms 102A,B&C and will run from 4:15-5pm.
Winter 2013 EBS Events
This semester EBS has been busy holding events surrounding the topics of women in medicine and mentorship. Moving forward, we will continue to address these topics, with the hopes of engaging people from all gender identities. Take a look at what we've done so far:
May 16, 2013
Path to Medicine - EBS held an event with the Penn Academy for Reproductive Sciences in partnership with the Penn Fertility Care, "Path to Medicine," to introduce 23 Philadelphia high school girls to medical careers. The event included the following sessions: