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June 2021

Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Symposium

Hosted by Center for Healthcare Innovation

The 10th annual Diversity, Inclusion, & Health Equity Symposium is a leading annual, collaborative event focusing on health equity and health disparities in the U.S. The symposium brings together leading healthcare professionals, executives, physicians, patient groups, patients, researchers, academics, clinical trial professionals, and diversity and inclusion advocates to discuss health equity in the life sciences and the health sectors. The symposium focuses on the latest trends, challenges, opportunities in both the marketplace and workplace, with a specific focus on how…

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT

Women’s Health Innovation Forum Series: Cognitive and Brain Health

Hosted by Springboard Enterprises

Alzheimer's disease affects two-thirds of women in the United States. In addition, women are more than twice as likely as men to experience PTSD (National Center for PTSD). Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders are the most common pregnancy and childbirth complications, affecting up to 1 in 7 pregnant and postpartum women (Mathematica). Join Springboard Enterprises, in partnership with the Women's Health Innovation Coalition and Accenture, as they recognize these sex disparities and so many others in cognitive & brain health.…

June 23 @ 11:00 am EDT

Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Unmet Needs in Autoimmune Skin Conditions

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR will convene a working group of basic and clinical researchers, health care providers, patients/patient advocates, and policy leaders for a closed, two-day roundtable meeting to discuss the health, social, and economic impacts of alopecia, atopic dermatitis, and psoriatic arthritis on women.

June 23 @ 11:30 am - June 24 @ 3:30 pm EDT

Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

The NIH Office of Research on Women's Health will host “Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19,” the second lecture in the “Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women” speaker series.

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The Health of Women Series: Cardiovascular Health Session

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

VCU's Institute of Women's Health has put together the Health of Women 2021 as a seven-part virtual symposium series, filled with engaging lectures and discussions addressing the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine.

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

Women’s Cognitive & Brain Health Forum

Hosted by Women’s Health Innovation Coalition

Join Springboard Enterprises, the Women's Health Innovation Coalition, and Accenture at our Women’s Cognitive & Brain Health Forum on June 30 at 11am ET.

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

July 2021

The Health of Women 2021: Reproductive Health Session

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

VCU's Institute of Women's Health has put together the Health of Women 2021 as a seven-part virtual symposium series, filled with engaging lectures and discussions addressing the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine.

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

The Health of Women 2021: COVID-19 & Mental Health Session

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

VCU's Institute of Women's Health has put together the Health of Women 2021 as a seven-part virtual symposium series, filled with engaging lectures and discussions addressing the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine.

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

The Health of Women 2021: Endocrine & Rheumatology Session

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

VCU's Institute of Women's Health has put together the Health of Women 2021 as a seven-part virtual symposium series, filled with engaging lectures and discussions addressing the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine.

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

Genetic Screening Roundtable: Eliminating Barriers to Access and Reducing Disparities

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening an interdisciplinary working group for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to genetic screening, with a focus on noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) and expanded carrier screening (ECS).

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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Objectives

The objectives of the SWHR Genetic Screening Roundtable are to:

  • Review the science and healthcare landscape concerning genetic screening and explore the best means to develop clinical guidelines and strategies for increased implementation
  • Identify knowledge gaps, unmet patient needs, and relevant policies that present barriers to equitable and quality care for women
  • Pinpoint opportunities to leverage innovation, increase access to care, and improve maternal and infant health outcomes
  • Develop materials to expand education and raise awareness about genetic screening among women and their families, health care providers, and policy stakeholders

Roundtable Members

Kara Ayers, PhD, Associate Director, University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Joseph Biggio, Jr., MD, MS, System Chair for Women’s Services and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ochsner Health

Natasha Bonhomme, Founder, Expecting Health

Altovise T. Ewing, PhD, LCGC, Senior Science Leader for Global Health Equity Strategy, Genentech

Joan Kegerize, JD, Vice President of Reimbursement and Scientific Affairs, American Clinical Laboratory Association

Mary E. Norton, MD, Perinatologist, Medical Geneticist, and Division Director for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Marianna Raia, MS, CGC, Associate Director of Programs, Expecting Health

Robert Nathan Slotnick, MD, Medical Director, Renown Regional Hospital and Healthcare System

Katie Stoll, MS, LGC, Genetic Counselor and Executive Director, Genetic Support Foundation

Anna Torrey, Carrier Advisory Committee member, Remember the Girls

Patricia D. Winters, CGC, Senior Manager of Medical Affairs, Illumina