October 7, 2022

Penn President Liz Magill joined FOCUS on Health & Leadership for Women, a longstanding gender equity program at the PSOM, for their 25th Annual Fall Leadership Conference.  She had the honor of welcoming attendees and esteemed presenters Dean of Wharton, Erika H. James, PhD, Katrina Armstrong, MD, CEO of the Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Amy S. Gottlieb, MD, FACP Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at UMass Chan Medical School Baystate and phenomenal Penn faculty researchers Andrea Roe, MD, MPH, Farzana Sayani, MD MSc, Montserrat C. Anguera, PhD, and Marylyn D. Ritchie, PhD.

The FOCUS Fall Leadership Conference is a unique opportunity to convene with Penn women colleagues and their allies for a day of energizing career development programming.  This year, nearly 200 women came together to think critically about how data drives change in science and society. 

 FOCUS, one of 10 winners of the 2021 NIH Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender Diversity, supports the advancement and leadership of women in academic medicine and promotes education and research in women’s health and women’s careers.  To learn more about their programming visit www.focusprogram.org.

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