Women in Medicine Symposium
Women in Medicine Symposium
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:30am - 5:30pm

This unique, one-day professional development conference is designed specifically for female healthcare leaders.

2017 Session Topics 

  • Women in the C-Suite: Physicians Who Lead 
  • Design Thinking: A Process for Creative Problem Solving
  • Mindfulness: How Meditation Can Re-shape the Brain
  • Women in the Workplace
  • Panel Discussion: Advancement and Equity for Women in Medicine


  • Joann Schaefer, MD, Executive Vice President of Health Delivery Engagement, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska 
  • Jane Miller, Chief Operating Officer, Gallup
  • Katie Kemerling, Chief Marketing Officer, Ervin & Smith

Keynote Speaker

Sara LazarSara W. Lazar, PhD is an Associate Researcher in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. The focus of her research is to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation, both in clinical settings and in healthy individuals. She is a contributing author to Meditation and Psychotherapy (Guilford Press). Her research has been covered by numerous news outlets including The New York Times, USA Today, CNN, and WebMD, and her work has been featured in a display at the Boston Museum of Science.


$149 Regular registration 
$59 Medical students, residents & fellows 

Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom
602 N. 20th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
United States