Physician Leadership Workshop for Women in Radiology


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October 23, 2021
4.25 hours CME credits approved


This half-day course designed for practicing radiologists (both community and academic radiologists) and residents has been generously supported by the Canadian Association of Radiologists and the Canadian Radiological Foundation.

We encourage you to be part of a growing network of female radiologists across the country.

Pre Workshop Event: Friday evening

Social event sponsored by Canadian Radiology Women

Agenda (EST)

12:00 pm - Welcome, introductions and framework

12:10 pm - Empowering women leaders

As physicians, we are all leaders.  It has never been more important to lead than during this current challenging time, filled with disruption, technological advances, and change. This interactive workshop will guide you through key aspects of leadership, highlighting some of the skills that you need to know to both embrace and shape the future. Join us to Create your Confidence, Grow your Grit and Raise Your Resilience as a leader.

Dr Mamta Gautam (Ottawa).  Dr Gautum is an internationally renowned leadership keynote speaker and a pioneer in physician health and wellbeing.  10 mins for discussion

13:40 pm -  Break

13:50 pm -  10-minute SUCCESS TIPS: Negotiation skills toolkit.

Joanna Shea, The Negotiations Collective

14:00 pm - Equal playing field? Think again

Dr Samantha Hill is the president of the Ontario Medical Association
30 minutes plus 15 minutes for questions/discussion.

14:45 pm - Breakout session. How to get involved and make your voice heard 

Trainees: Moderated by Lindsay Cherpak and Jessica Dobson
Community Radiologists: Moderated by Sonya Sagredo and Valerie Astrope
Academic Radiologists: Moderated by Charlotte Yong Hing and Kathy O’Brien

15:20 pm - Building your personal brand to show the value you bring: best practices from our industry partners.

Susan May General Manager for GE Healthcare systems

15:30 pm - Break

15:45 pm - Creating fruitful relationships with our administrator colleagues

Understanding power dynamics in radiology departments: tips for dealing with administration and gaining the respect you deserve.

Dr Ania Kielar (Toronto). Dr Kielar is a true force in radiology. This talented educator, leader and speaker will be our CAR president in 2023.  

16:20 pm - 10-minute SUCCESS TIPS: Conflict Resolution

Dr. Alison Harris - UBC. Mentor extraordinaire and long-term champion of women in radiology.

16:30 pm - Wrap up and panel discussion: What I’ve learned

Moderators: Ania Kielar and Daria Manos

Panelists: Drs Lindsay Cherpak, Carolyn Flegg, Rebecca Hibbert, Andrea Lum, Sonya Sagredo, and Charlotte Yong-Hing

17:00 pm - Adjourn

Steering committee:

  • Dr. Daria Manos (Dalhousie)
  • Dr. Karen Finlay (McMaster)
  • Dr. Charlotte Yong-Hing (University of British Columbia)
  • Dr. Lindsay Cherpak (University of Ottawa)
  • Dr. Carole Dennie (University of Ottawa)
  • Dr. Kathy O'Brien (Dalhousie)
  • Dr Sonya Sagredo (Cite de la Sante Laval)

For more information, contact:

Dr. Daria Manos, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Dalhousie University
Associate Head (Education), Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie University