Women Leaders in Medicine Summit

Women Leaders in Medicine Summit

April 10, 2019

Conference Center Building at Summer's Mill Retreat • Belton, Texas


As a result of attending this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify modifiable and non-modifiable burnout triggers
  • Create a personal roadmap for career success
  • Analyze their leadership strengths and weaknesses
  • Apply new negotiation and advocacy techniques
  • Recognize impression management opportunities

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, may be downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

  • 9 a.m.

    Light breakfast with peer-to-peer networking

  • 9:15 a.m.


    Dawn Sears, MD

  • 9:30 a.m.

    Pathway to Leadership

    Tiffany Berry, MD
    Chief Medical Officer, Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance

  • 9:50 a.m.

    Differences Between a Mentor, Advocate, Sponsor and Coach

    Aval Greene, MD

  • 10 a.m.

    Speed Mentoring

  • Panel

    11 a.m.

    Elephant in the Room: Fear of Failure - How to Fail Forward

    Moderator: Ari Rao, MD

  • 12 p.m.


  • 1 p.m.

    What is Advocacy – Is It Different for a Woman?

    John Daly, PhD
    Liddell Centennial Professor of Communication
    Regents Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Texas Commerce Banchares Professor of Management
    The University of Texas at Austin

  • 2 p.m.


    John Daly, PhD

  • 3 p.m.


  • 3:30 p.m.


    John Daly, PhD

  • 4:15 p.m.

    #HeForShe TED Talk style

    Dawn Sears, MD

  • 5 p.m.

    Group Photo

  • 5:30 p.m.

    Networking Dinner with Senior Leaders

Accreditation and Credit Designation


The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Continuing Education Credit

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This event is co-sponsored and supported by Women in Leadership grant from The Physicians Foundation, BSW Clinic Board of Directors, Chief Medical Office - Joy in Practice Team, the Department of Surgery and the Elizabeth and Drayton McLane Jr. Chair in Health and Wellness.


Summer's Mill Retreat

The conference is held in the Conference Center Building at the Summer's Mill Retreat.

Learn more about the venue.

Conference Center Building
7441 FM 1123
Belton, TX 76513


This event is available at no cost to all female physicians at Baylor Scott & White Health.

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