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VCU Health of Women 2023
May 18 @ 6:00 pm - May 19 @ 5:10 pm EDT$50 – $195
The Health of Women 2023 is designed with many experts in mind. VCU has crafted an agenda following their valued approach of addressing women’s health across the life span and will address the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine throughout the conference. This virtual event caters to the learning needs of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals focused on women’s health in family practice, internal medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology. Learn more about the event here.
This event is targeting audiences specialized in Behavioral Health, Cardiovascular Disease, Family Practice, General Internal Medicine, General Practice, Gynecology, Hospital Medicine , Multiple Specialties, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Orthopedic Surgery, Physicians, Public Health, Women’s Health.
Highlights for this year’s event will include:
- 2023 Bernadine Healy Award for Visionary Leadership in Women’s Health
Healthcare Reform and “Less is More” Medicine: Reducing Unnecessary Interventions | Rita Redberg, MD, MS
- 2023 Vivian Pinn Award for Excellence in Women’s Health Research
Sex Differences in Immune Responses to Viruses and Vaccines | Sabra Klein, PhD
- 2023 Women’s Health Policy & Advocacy Award
Women’s Health Policy: Coverage and Access Challenges Facing Underserved Women | Alina Salganicoff, PhD
Before the Conference:
The Society for Women’s Health Research is hosting a special, pre-conference symposium ahead of the event: Emerging Topics in Women’s Health: A Focus at Uterine Health. Registration for this conversation must be completely separately and is free.
About VCU Institute for Women’s Health
The VCU Institute for Women’s Health (IWH) is a chartered university-wide institute approved by the Board of Visitors in 1999. It is the only community of scholars across VCU that conducts, promotes, and integrates interdisciplinary research, education, and community engagement in women’s health and sex/ gender differences. As the central coordinating entity for women’s health at VCU, IWH has been instrumental in identifying new and emerging opportunities and influencing institutional priorities related to women’s health.
Since its establishment, IWH has achieved major accomplishments in the areas of research, education, and community engagement and has increased the University’s visibility as a national leader in women’s health. In 2003, the Institute was designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health as one of 20 National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health. The Institute currently has over 130 affiliate faculty representing 12 schools from across VCU.