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Academic Year 2005 - 2006

Women in Medicine month -

"If Women Ruled the World with a Panel Discussion on Gender Equity in Medicine"
Moderator: Judy Foreman
Panelists: Dr. Isaac Schiff, Dr. Virginia Drachman and Richard Karz
Date: September 19, 2005
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Craddock Communications Presentations Workshop
This is a training session that will teach you the techniques to make you an effective and memorable speaker. You will learn the skills and then practice your new skills on camera. You will learn how to: quickly organize a presentation; develop content; use audio-visual aids effectively; and handle questions and answers.

Presenters: Bobbie Lawrie and Terri Goudie from Craddock Communications, Inc., Atlanta, GA. They prepare their clients to be clear, confident and convincing speakers whatever the venue.
Date: October 31, 2005
Time: 8:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: Yawkey Conference Room 10660
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A Lady Alone: Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, First Woman Doctor in US
A one-act, one-woman play, written by N. Lynn Eckhert, MD, Harvard Medical International followed by a Networking Reception

Dr Blackwell earned her medical degree in 1849 from Geneva Medical College (Hobart and William Smith College), although her admission as a female candidate was considered a joke (to the administration) and an irritant (to the students). She became the founding physician for the innovative New York Infirmary for Women and Children, an institution staffed by women doctors for women patients.

Dr Eckhert was inspired to write this play after visiting Hobart and William Smith College with her son on a college tour. "It is a story that needed to be told." She conducted meticulous research, using the original Blackwell family letters. Modelled in the style of William Luce's play about Emily Dickinson, The Belle of Amherst, A Lady Alone is performed by Linda Kelley, a professional actress.
Date: May 25, 2006

9th Annual Reception for Women Faculty
Guest Speaker: Evelynn M. Hammonds, PhD
Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at Harvard University
Date: May 25, 2006

Claflin Distinguished Scholar/Faculty Development Award Lunch
Date: June 8, 2006

Graduate Student DivisionPost Doctoral Division Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development