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June 18, 2020

Cross your T’s to success

AGA and Women in Endoscopy (WIE) have partnered to bring you a virtual event with inspiring speakers and excellent topics on career advancement.
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Cross Your T's to Success: How to Deliver a Great Talk, Get Your New Title and Seize Your Next Career Twist

A Virtual Event from WIE and AGA, sponsored by AbbVie
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
7 p.m. EDT

As we return to new norms within our professional community of gastroenterology and endoscopy, we need to maintain this momentum of promoting effective and diverse leadership within our field. The partnership between AGA and WIE to host a virtual event aims to share essential tools to champion women and under-represented minorities to seek positive opportunities and changes in their careers.

Join us for an interactive learning event with leaders sharing how to make bold moves and advance on your own terms, with takeaways not formally taught nor equally accessible through mentorship and experience.

Presenters and Moderators

ananda-sharmila
Professor of medicine in gastroenterology, and vice president at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. In her current role, she oversees Baylor’s global programs and affiliations, as well as The Baylor Global Innovation Center which seeks to develop innovative approaches to global health challenges. In addition to being recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor and Super Doctor, she was a featured USAID female innovator and a 2017 Texas Executive Women ‘Woman on the Move’ award recipient.

Michelle Kim, MD, PhD, AGAF 
Vice chair for faculty affairs for the Department of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is also professor of medicine and co-director of the Center for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors Carcinoid and chair of AGA’s Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Section. She has lectured nationally and internationally on carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and is known for her work in translational and epidemiologic approaches in assessing outcomes in patients with carcinoid and NETs. Dr. Kim has published more than 60 publications.

Nisha Burns

Vice president, US Gastroenterology, at AbbVie responsible for the US HUMIRA IBD business, and launch preparation of the IBD pipeline. Nisha has held several leadership roles in marketing, market access, sales, strategy and global commercial development. Nisha earned a chemical engineering degree and a Master of Business Administration both from Northwestern University in Illinois

Aline Charabaty, MD, AGAF

Clinical director of the GI Division and director of the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Center at Johns Hopkins-Sibley Memorial Hospital. She lectures on IBD at national meetings and has advocated for patients with IBDs on behalf of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation and AGA on the Hill. Founder of @MondayNightIBD, she’s brought clinicians together to discuss the management of complex IBD cases. She is also an active member of the AGA Diversity Committee and AGA Government Affairs Committee.

Amrita Sethi, MD
Associate professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical center in New York, a member of the GI department’s Interventional Endoscopy Service and president of Women in Endoscopy organization. Amrita is also the current director of Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy Services and director of Experimental Endoscopy. She has also authored multiple single center and multicenter studies.

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