Women in Academic Medicine: Friday 17 October 2014 BMA House, London

Women in Academic Medicine: Celebrating and promoting women in academic medicine
Friday 17 October 2014
BMA House, London
09.30 – 10.00 hrs
10.00 – 10.15 hrs
Introduction and welcome address
Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, Chair, Women in Academic Medicine Group, British Medical
Dr Marcia Schofield, Deputy Chair, Women in Academic Medicine Group, British Medical
Dr Ian Wilson, Chairman of Representative Body, British Medical Association
10.15 – 11.00 hrs
Speed Mentoring
11.00 – 11.45 hrs
What helped me find my way to success
Professor Parveen Kumar, Professor of Medicine and Education, Barts and the London, Queen Mary
University of London
President Elect, Medical Women's Federation
11.45 – 12.30 hrs
Panel discussion: The number one issue facing medical academic women and one way to deal
with it
Panellists include:
Mr Paul Deemer, Head of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights, NHS Employers
Dr Marcia Schofield (Chair)
Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown
12.30 – 13.20 hrs
Discussion Groups: Attendees will be able to attend one of the following groups
Academic women and motherhood
Dr Victoria Salem, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London
Academic women in primary care
Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Birmingham
Academic women in hospital medicine
Dr Beryl De Souza, Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery, Imperial College, London and Professor
Helen McShane, University of Oxford
Negotiating skills
Academic women in public health
Dr Kyla Thomas, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol
Supporting women and sexual diversity (Morning session only)
Dr Catherine Meads and Professor Susan Bewley, Gay & Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists
Academic women and management
Professor Amanda Howe, Professor of Primary Care, University of East Anglia and Vice Chair, Royal College of General
13.20 – 14.15 hrs
14.15 – 15.00 hrs
Medical academic women: leadership and management
Professor Amanda Howe
15.00 – 15.20 hrs
Making the most of Athena Swan in academic medicine: how research can help
Dr Paula Burkinshaw, Senior Research Fellow, University of Leeds
15.20 – 16.10 hrs
Discussion Groups: An opportunity to attend a second discussion group
16.10 – 16.45 hrs
Reflections on the day: Roundtable discussion and summing up
16.45 hrs
Closing remarks
16.45 – 18.00 hrs