Past WIN Sponsored Conferences
WIN Leadership Conferences
Nancy E. Gary Memorial Luncheon Lecture
During the annual American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week meetings, WIN sponsors a luncheon lecture, by a well-known speaker, in memory of Dr. Nancy Gary, WIN co-founder and first President. These lectures cover topics not routinely addressed at Kidney Week.
Past Lecture Topics
The past several years of lecturers and topics are listed below:
- 2005: Dr. Page Morahan: "Advancing Women to Leadership"
- 2006: Dr. Walter Tsou: "Universal Health Care: Lessons from Nephrology."
- 2007: Dr. Sally Satel: "When Altruism Isn't Enough: Using Incentives to Reduce the National Kidney Shortage"
- 2008: Dr. Walter Tsou: "The Future of Chronic Disease Control: Rational or Rationing?"
- 2009: Dr. Vivian Reznik: "Promoting Women in Academic Medicine"
- 2010: Dr. Lee Newman: "Prevention of Environmental Health Catastrophies: Toxic Sludge to Gulf Oil- Toxic Waste to Natural Gas"
- 2011: Janet Bickel: "Difficult Issues in Mentoring: making the undiscussable discussable"
- 2012: Dr. Nancy Swerdlow Downs: "Listening to Burnout: The Healer Education Assessment and Referral (HEAR) Program:"
- 2013: Li-Li Hsiao, M.D., Ph.D. FACP: "KDSAP (Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program) - An Innovative Way to Increase Nephrology Boots on the Ground"
- 2014: Reshma Jagsi M.D., DPhil: "Exploring gender differences in career advancement and discrepancies in equity in the work environment, opportunities and work-life balance"
- 2015: Susan Crowley, MD, PhD: "The Art of War and Kidney Disease: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Foe"
- 2016: Adeera Levin, MD, FRCPC: "Chronic Kidney Disease: State of the Art and Science 2016 worldwide"
- 2017: Eleanor Lederer, MD FASN: "Dealing with failure"
- 2018: Lisa Guay-Woodford: "For the WIN: the Power of Sisterhoods"
- 2019: Francis S. Collins, MD PhD and Margaret Collins, MD FASH: "Two Generations of Perspective on Women in Medicine"
- 2020: Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP: "Negotiating as if your life depended on it…..And getting to JEDI Healthcare Environments"
- 2021: Roslyn B. Mannon, MD, FASN: "Navigating Success as a Woman in Academic Medicine: A Perspective"
- 2022: Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN: "Leadership: Does Gender Matter?"
ASN Scientific Symposia
WIN also organizes a scientific symposium at the fall ASN Kidney Week meeting. The past several years of symposia are listed below:
- 2005: "The Pathophysiology of Progressive Renal Disease and Hypertension: Importance of Gender and Ethnicity"
- 2006: "Understanding and Manipulating Antibody Responses in Allo and Autoimmunity."
- 2007: "It's Not Your Father's Renin-Angiotensin System"
- 2008: "Boots on the Ground: Do We Have Enough Personnel to Fight the Battle Against CKD?"
Co-sponsored Professional Development sessions at Kidney Week
WIN has co-sponsored short, 1-session professional development seminars at ASN Kidney Week. In 2019, the Professional Development Session: Identifying and Navigating Your Career, included WIN past leader, Qi Qian, MD, who presented "Am I on the Right Track? Research, Clinical, Education"; and WIN President, Ellie Kelepouris, MD, who presented “Contract and Salary Negotiations: Academia and Private Practice” as part of this session.
Pre-meeting Professional Development Seminar at Kidney Week
From 1999 - 2014, WIN sponsored a 1-day Professional Development Seminar at the ASN Kidney Week during the pre-meeting activities. These sessions included presentations on a variety of topics relevant to academic, private practice and industry professions in nephrology. Its target audience included early- and mid-career nephrologists and scientists interested in receiving career guidance. Over the tenure of these presentations, WIN served over 1000 physicians and research scientists, both men and women.