Women's Weekend 2011

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We are excited to announce that the inaugural "Women's Weekend" hosted by WIMS was a success! This event was designed to provide prospective female students the opportunity to interact with current medical students, hear from local female physicians, learn more about living in Memphis, and begin preparing for a career in medicine. Women's Weekend was held Saturday, May 7, 2011.

Women's Weekend Agenda - Saturday, May 7th, 2011

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Registration | Student Alumni Center | 800 Madison Avenue | SAC Dining Hall

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Welcome Introductions and Overview

  • Moderator: Meredith Metcalf, M-1, Vice President, WIMS
  • Opening Remarks: Susan Brewer, MD, Assistant Dean, Medical Education
  • Overview: Owen Philips, MD, Associate Dean, Student Affairs

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Table Topics - Kathy Gibbs, Director, Student Academic Support Services

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Student Panel Discussion
Student Representatives

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Faculty Panel Discussion

  • Special Guest
  • Living a Balanced life as a Professional
  • Female Success in Medicine

2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Break-Out Sessions - Life as a Medical Student and Living in Memphis

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dinner and Informal Time (on your own)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Meed and Greet (light hors d'oeuvres) - Hosted by Dr. Owen Philips, Associate Dean, Student Affairs; an opportunity to spend time with current medical students
*Carpool caravan will meet outside the Student Alumni Center at 5:45 p.m.

8:00 p.m.
Night out on the town (optional)

Please join us in thanking the College of Medicine Student Affairs Office and the Medicine Admissions Office for making this inaugural an outstanding event and a great experience for everyone involved.


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