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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time  Presentation  Location
Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
5:30 – 6:30 PM

2021 BWIMS Annual Awards Celebration and Annual Meeting

Honoring recipients of the Baystate Women in Medicine and Science Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions of women faculty/medical staff members.

Will be held virtually.

2020 Events

Date/Time  Presentation  Location
Thursday, October 22, 2020
5:30 – 6:45 PM

Virtual BMC Annual Staff Business Meeting

Featuring speaker Carol A. Bernstein, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Faculty Development and Wellbeing, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Bernstein is an expert on physician wellness with a special interest in gender differences in wellness and has spoken nationally on the topic.

Topic: “Psychological PPE: Enhancing Resilience in the Face of Crisis”

Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baystate Health designated this live activity for a maximum of (1) Category Credit. Physicians should be only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Held virtually. When it's time, join here via WebEx.

Meeting number (access code): 172 484 9576
Meeting password: 5mP9r274ewM

Join by phone: +1-415-655-0003

October 9-10, 2020

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Women in Medicine: An Evolution of Empowerment Virtual Conference

Hosted virtually, click here to learn more.
September 24, 2020, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

BWIMS Awards Celebration and Annual Meeting

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Honoring recipients of the inaugural Women in Medicine and Science Impact Award: Sarah Haessler, MD, MS and Mihaela Stefan, MD, PhD

Remarks by Andrew W. Artenstein, Chief Physician Executive, Baystate Health and Award Recipients

Hosted virtually via WebEx. RSVP to attend.
September 3, 2020, 3-4 PM


Community Call: Creative Strategies to Address the Gendered Impact of COVID-19, hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS)

Hosted virtually via WebEx
Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 6-8 PM

Speak Up: Academic Speaking Tips and Strategies

Please join us for an open session of our Speak Up program that will feature a virtual panel of women in academic medicine who have effectively used public speaking to amplify their message and advance their careers. They will share their journeys and offer tips on how to best leverage speaking opportunities for professional development.

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Dara Kass, Founder of FeminEm and frequent news commentator; Dr. Neha Raukar, US Ski team physician and TedX speaker; and Dr. Jamie Hope, Author of Habit That! How you can health up in just 5 minutes a day and Genius Network speaker.

Attending physicians, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses are eligible for 2 hours of CME credit.

Chestnut 5 Conference Room, Baystate Medical Center

2019 Events

Date/Time  Presentation  Location
Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30 PM


BWIMS Annual Dinner
featuring Ann Errichetti, MD, former COO and CAO, Presence Health, and former CEO, St. Peter's Hospital

Presenting: Women in Health Care Leadership: Past, Present, and Future Directions

5:30-6:00 PM - Hors d'oeuvres and Networking

6:00-7:30 PM - Complimentary Dinner and Presentation

Attendees are eligible for 1 hour of CME/CEU credit. For more information on CME credit, click here.

Chestnut 1, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Dr. Amy Gottlieb

Amy S. Gottlieb, MD, FACP
Chief Faculty Development Officer, Baystate Health
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Professor of Medicine and Ob Gyn, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Presenting: Sponsorship in Academic Medicine - Harnessing the Talent of a Diverse Workforce

Light refreshments provided. Attendees are eligible for 1 hour of CME credit. For more information on CME credit, click here

Chestnut 2, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Dr. Elizabeth Boylepaskauskyanna

Learn from Leaders Series presenting Elizabeth Boyle, MD, VP Primary Care and Anna Paskausky, Ph.D, FNP-BC, AP Supervisor & Lead Trainer for Primary Care. An informal gathering to learn from our leaders, network and get advice about leadership advancement. All are welcome, including your children. Teenage babysitting available on site. Light refreshments, wine, and beer provided.

Tech Spring, 1350 Main Street, 5th floor. Free parking in city hall lot after 4:30 or $1 validated parking at Civic Center Garage.