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2023 Women in Medicine Conference | CME, Evaluation, & Certificate of Completion

How to Obtain Certificate of Completion

To obtain your certficate of completion, simply fill out your online evaluation. After clicking "Submit" at the end of your evaluation, you will be redirected to a PDF of the certificate. You can then print out the certificate and fill in your information for your own records.

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Accreditation Statement

CME Category 1: 7.0 Total

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Washington State Medical Association through the joint providership of Providence Health Care and the Spokane County Medical Society. Providence Health Care is accredited by the WSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Providence Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 7 hours of Category 1 CME credit to satisfy the re-licensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Meeting Objectives

At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

Jill Yashinsky-Wortman, MA, CPCC, ACC: Getting Better at Boundaries

  • Have an opportunity to reflect on boundaries as a way of upholding and living their values.
  • Learn new tools to use in implementing boundaries in their personal and professional lives.

Sherri Lynch, PhD: Just Ask! Understanding the Importance of Negotiation for Women

  • Understand the importance of negotiation for women.
  • Reframing regarding conflict.
  • Tactics for resistance & practical advice.
  • Improve your life and the life of the organization.

Jen Westra, ACC: Connecting with Your “Something Larger”

  • Understand the importance and relevance of defining our mission and values.
  • Clarify our personal mission and values (“something larger”) and explore how to reflect those in our personal and professional lives.

Rebecca Burson, DO: Facing the Imposter Syndrome by Befriending our Fear of the Fraud

  • Understand what the Imposter Syndrome refers to and how this impacts us uniquely as women
  • Learn two actionable techniques to help improve our relationship with our fear of the fraud so we can strive towards our potential.

Sarah Carlson, CLU, CHFC, CFP: Facing Financial Fear: What Is Your Itch?

  • Understand and achieve financial empowerment.
  • Understand financial planning.

Katina Rue, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP: Room at the Table: The Value Women Add in Healthcare Leadership

  • Describe the current healthcare leadership environment.
  • Demonstrate the value add for women and organizations with women at the table in healthcare leadership.
  • Inspire and empower women to accept the healthcare leadership challenge.

David Ward, MD: Better Together

  • Love yourself.
  • Have a vision.
  • Manage up and/or out – create the path you desire.

Radha Nandagopal, MD: A Network of Champions: Mentorship and Sponsorship for Women in Healthcare and Medical Education

  • Recognize the definitions and differences between mentorship and sponsorship.
  • Describe strategies to mentor and be mentored.
  • Describe and execute strategies to find a sponsor and to sponsor others.

Lonika Sood, MBBS, MHPE, FACP, FHM; Tamara Brining, PA-C, MMSc; and Stephany Montgomery, MSN, RN, CNML: Networking Breakout Sessions by Specialty

  • Learn more about opportunities to network and collaborate with peers.
  • Discuss and develop strategies for wellness.

Robin Pickering, PhD: Harnessing the Unique Power of Social Media: Trends, Benefits, and Pitfalls

  • Describe how social media can be used to enhance healthcare delivery.
  • Discuss the uniquely powerful ability of social media to facilitate behavior change.
  • Describe common pitfalls associated with social media use in healthcare.
  • Discuss strategies to mitigate risk associated with social media use.

Carolyn M. Cunningham, PhD: The Communication and Leadership Connection

  • Understand some of the key gender differences in communication and how they impact one’s leadership.
  • Develop practical skills to increase effective communication.