The Long Road to Equity For Women in Medicine - 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021

This conference has already taken place.

Online Streaming
2 Day Conference September 17th - 18th, 2021
9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


This virtual conference will help health professionals in understanding how to specifically treat female patients.  This includes Medical Management both in the reproductive years and beyond, which often needs to be different than in males at similar age groups. 

Register Now

For pricing information, see pricing tab below.

Dates and Times

Start: 9/17/2021 8:00 AM
End: 9/18/2021 5:00 PM


  • Identify how hormonal changes in women can impact disease progression.
  • Consider women's reproductive state when making decisions on which medications to prescribe.  


  • Dr. Maricedes Acosta-Martinez, PhD
    • The Health Costs of the Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy and Maternity
  • Dr. Anat Biegon, PhD
    • Introduction: Gender Based Medicine, Past and Present
  • Dr. Stephanie Brown, PhD
    • Insights from Evolutionary Biology may Illuminate Gender Biases in Medicine and Psychiatry
  • Dr. Karen Davis, PhD
    • Sex Differences in Pain
  • Dr. Andrew Flescher, PhD
    • Medical Ethics and the Female Patient
  • Dr. Helen Fox, PhD
    • Developing Medications for Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders in Women: Challenges and Progress
  • Dr. Marie Gelato, MD
    • Thyroid Disease in Women
  • Dr. Thomas Hildebrandt, PhD
    • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Dr. Pauline Maki, PhD
    • Physiological and Cognitive Aspects of Menopause
  • Dr. Alyson McGregor, MD
    • Drug Safety and Efficacy in Women
  • Dr. Phyllis Migdal, MD
    • Implicit Bias
  • Dr. Kathleen Monahan, Doctorial Degree
    • The Impact of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence on Women's Health
  • Dr. Patricia Robertson, MD
    • Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health
  • Dr. Rebecca Spiegel, MD
    • The Management of Epilepsy in Women of Reproductive Age


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222