Friday, July 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM EDT
Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT

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Boston Park Plaza 
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

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New England Women in Cardiology Conference

Join us July 17 - 18, 2020 at the Boston Park Plaza for the inaugural New England Women in Cardiology Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

Hotel Room Reservations                                                                                                                                         The Boston Park Plaza is holding a limited number of discounted rooms for conference attendees.  Reservations can be made by calling 617-379-7129 and referencing the ACC New England Women in Cardiology Conference.

Rooms Available on a first come, first served basis:                                                                                       Singles/Doubles - One Bed: $289                                                                                                                             Singles/Doubles - Two Beds: $289                                                                                                                             

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 6:00 p.m.

Join fellow women cardiologists from around the region for a welcome reception before dinner at 6pm, and then dinner with keynote speaker Christine Marsh, Senior Vice President Market Access of Boehringer Ingelheim, beginning at 7:00 p.m. 

Saturday, July 18, 2020                                                                                  

Breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. - Open Seating

Join us for sessions beginning at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. including:

The Face of Cardiology: What does it mean to be a female cardiologist today?
Are you an Imposter?  The Need to Build Confidence  with speaker Bonnie H. Weiner, MD, MSEC, MBA, MSCAI, FACC, Professor of Medicine - Saint Vincent Hospital

Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and The Gender Divide with Sara Laschever, author

Cardiology + Family = The Juggling Act of Balance? with speaker Esther Kim, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University

Challenges in Interventional Cardiology with speaker Sohah Iqbal, MD, NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital 

Protecting the Pipeline: Developing a Cardiology Career Coaching Program for Women Internal Medicine Residents with speakers Meghan York, MD; Inbar Raber, MD; and Ali Corly, MD - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Finding your Voice and Setting Firm Boundaries: The Power of No and Speaking Up with speaker Kat Niewiadomska, PhD,  Member Leadership Development, American College of Cardiology

Your Path Forward: The Why and How of ACC and Specialty Society Involvement, moderated by Elissa Altin, MD, Yale School of Medicine with panelists Malissa Wood, MD - Massachusetts Chapter Governor; Friederike Keating, MD - Vermont Chapter Governor; Toniya Singh - ACC WIC Chair.

With plenty of time built in for networking, mentorship and lasting connection with women cardiologists throughout the Northeast.  

Hosted by the following partnering ACC Chapters and WIC Leadership:

Massachusetts Chapter, American College of Cardiology

Northern New England Chapter, American College of Cardiology

Connecticut Chapter, American College of Cardiology

Rhode Island Chapter, American College of Cardiology

Speakers and meeting information updated continuously - check back for additional speakers and session line-ups!


Conference Planning Committee:

Elissa Altin, MD - Connecticut Chapter WIC

Kerrilynn Carney, MD - Connecticut Chapter WIC

Katherine Clark, MD - Connecticut Chapter WIC

Michelle Hadley, DO - Massachusetts Chapter WIC

Friederike Keating, MD - Governor, Vermont Chapter (NNE)

Laura Onderko, MD - Maine Chapter (NNE) WIC

Amy Sarma, MD - Massachusetts Chapter WIC 

Malissa Wood, MD - Governor, Massachusetts Chapter