UB DoctHERS Symposium

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences' Medical Alumni Association is proud to present the 4th Annual DoctHERS Symposium.

A Time of Urgency: Health Care Leaders Needed

Saturday, September 21, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Westin Buffalo, 250 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

A morning of networking, empowerment, and education about leadership development for women in healthcare.

Cost to attend:
$25 general admissions; students and residents are free

2019 Symposium Registration

Registration is NOW OPEN! Please click the button below to register online. If you need assistance with registration, please call (716) 645-3963.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Susan Bailey.

Leadership and the Ugency of the Moment in Medicine

Susan R. Bailey, MD
President-Elect, American Medical Association
Allergist in private practice, Fort Worth, TX
Distinguished Fellow of the American College of
Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology




Dr. Dori Marshall.

Dori R. Marshall, MD '97
Associate Dean and Director of Medical Admissions
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences



Dr. Jennifer Meka.

Jennifer A. Meka, PhD
Director, Medical Education and Educational Research Institute;
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences



Patricia Ohtake, PhD, PT.

Patricia J. Ohtake, PhD, PT
Assistant Vice President for Interprofessional Education
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science, School of Public Health and Health Professions




8 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Exhibitors

8:30 a.m.

Rose Berkun, MD '92
Chair, DoctHERS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Leadership and the Urgency of the Moment in Medicine
Susan R. Bailey, MD

10:00 a.m.

Break and Exhibits

10:15 a.m.

Panelist Presentations

11: 00 a.m.

Q&A Session

Closing Remarks

Lauren Kuwik, MD ’08
Social Media Chair, DoctHERS Committee

12:00 p.m.


Check out last year's DoctHERS Symposium!