Advancing Academic Career Excellence For Women 2023 - Canceled

October 10, 2023

COURSE DIRECTORS: Nancy Dawson, M.D.; Young Erben, M.D.

October 10, 2023 - Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, Florida

This course is for Mayo Clinic Employees Only

This conference is being offered to increase the number of women faculty members who achieve advanced academic appointments (Associate Professor and Professor).

Target Audience

This course is for Mayo Clinic women faculty members interested in achieving advanced academic appointments. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify tools and resources to identify a mentor to collaborate research for a publication 
  • Develop a plan with next steps for progressing academically
  • Improve awareness of research resources for funding and statistical support
  • Develop a personal action plan with next steps for progressing academically

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 ACHE
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/10/2023 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
10/10/2023 - 6:00pm

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AACE (Advancing Academic Career Excellence For Women)

Tuesday, October 10th 2023 – Kinne Auditorium

Theme: Making Academic Connections


Breakfast and networking


Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Kent Thielen (Chief Executive Officer – Mayo Clinic Florida Campus


Keynote speaker

Dr. Mary O’Connor (Co-founder and CMO of Vori Health)


Q&A with Dr. Mary O’Connor


Dr. Julia Files (Vice-Chair of the Faculty Promotion’s Committee)


Q&A with Dr. Julia Files


Navigating Research opportunities

Dr. Aaron Spaulding (Section Head for Mixed Methods and Quality Section of the Division of Health Care Delivery Research)


Q&A with Dr. Aaron Spaulding


Lunch and networking


Panel Discussion (Moderator: Dr. Nancy Dawson) - Academic Productivity

(Dr. Mary O’Connor, Dr. Stephanie Faubion, Amanda Stanton, Dr. Sabrina Phillips, Ms. Caroline Russell, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin)


Breakout sessions (choose 2 to attend):

Navigate RE-AIMS/CV (Ms. Alexis Kainz &  Dr. Julia Files/Dr. Colon-Otero)

Leadership opportunities and resources (Dr. Nancy Dawson and Ms. Caroline Russell)

Mentor/Mentee Relationship (Dr. Sarah McLaughlin and Amanda Stanton)

Presentation and writing skills (Ms. Tara Brigham and Dr. Young Erben) 

2:45p – 3:00pm


3:00p – 3:30pm

How to implement an innovative idea into reality?

(Ms. Jennie Kung – Vice-Chair of the Innovation Exchange, Mayo Clinic Florida) - Virtual

3:30p – 4:30pm

Debrief and Discussion

4:30p – 5:00pm

Second keynote speaker

Dr. Stephanie Faubion (Chair of Medicine – Mayo Clinic Florida)

5:00p – 6:00pm

Networking Event with senior leaders-refreshments


Mayo Clinic Kinne Auditorium
Jacksonville, FL 32224
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s): 

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

By attending the Advancing Academic Career Excellence For Women 2023 offered by Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science participants may earn up to 7.00 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation. 

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.


For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 ACHE
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.00 Attendance


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