— Dr Michelle T. Long (@DrMTLong) March 10, 2019
The inaugural Leadership Development Conference combined participants from three AGA programs for a weekend of networking, mentorship and mapping out goals and initiatives.
Attendees included the 2020 class of AGA Future Leaders and mentors, Women’s Leadership Conference participants, and mentors and scholars of the new AGA FORWARD Program, an NIH-funded initiative that supports underrepresented minority physicians and scientists.
— Dr Aline Charabaty (@DCharabaty) March 8, 2019
— Eric J. Vargas M.D. (@EricJVargasMD) March 9, 2019
7 AGA Presidents, moderated by Dr. Anandasabapathy on Pathways to Leadership and Overcoming Challenges of the Era Presidential Panel @AmerGastroAssn Leadership conference program @SeragHashem @BCMDeptMedicine @KanwalFasiha @Aketwaroo @richashukla84 pic.twitter.com/oiTy4xwAxa
— Ruben Hernaez (@ruben_hernaez) March 9, 2019
The event coincided with International Women’s Day, giving Women’s Leadership Conference attendees the chance to celebrate their journeys and grow into leadership roles with other #WomenInGI.
— ReezwanaCMD (@reezwanc) March 9, 2019
— Fazia Mir-Shaffi,MD (@Faiziya) March 9, 2019
1. If you say yes to a request, you’re saying yes to doing it well.
2. Knowing your limitations will serve you better than being great at everything
— Laura Targownik (@UofM_GI_Head) March 10, 2019
Aline Charabaty Pishvaian, MD, shared some takeaways in the AGA Community forum about challenges women in GI face — a breakout discussion from the Women’s Leadership Conference.
View more insight and takeaways from participants on Twitter using #AGALeads.
Scenes from the conference: